The Silence Of Solitude

Softly glow the garden lightsas night begins to fallblackbirds rush to hunker downwith one last cheerful calla bat dances through the airblind yet full of gracethe moon casts an eerie glowon its lonely trip through spaceI close my eyes and drift awaylost in pensive moodand contemplate another daywith the silence Read more…

Finding Character Names

It seems a lot of writers have trouble coming up with names for their characters. Thankfully, I’ve never had any trouble doing that—it’s the story itself that gives me sleepless nights. Telling you that names just pop up in my head isn’t much use to you, so I thought I’d Read more…

A Forest

A forest is a factoryrecycling polluted airproducing tons of oxygenwhether or not we care A forest is a networka web beneath our feetsharing informationkeeping it discrete A forest is a harvestfuel, paper, woodclean and sustainableto make us feel good A forest is a hometo countless little creaturesthat fill it full Read more…

I Love Walking At Dusk

I love going for walks at dusk. A time when Day has lost interest and Night is still getting ready, going over her lines. Your eyes begin to play tricks and you see otherworldly shapes in the shadowy twilight. Blackbirds urgently call to each other with staccato panic as they Read more…

A Secret To Start A New Year

I’d like to share a little secret with you. Except it’s not really a secret, it’s something you’ll have heard many times. It’s just a seemingly glib little 5-word phrase: “Everything happens for a reason”. No doubt someone has uttered those words to you in times of adversity. They may Read more…

London

Many people say what a great city London is. But it isn’t, and that makes my heart break because it could and should be. Those that live there seem to be desensitised to the harsh reality of the shocking juxtaposition of crime and poverty with opulence and indulgence. I have Read more…

EōN by Jean-Michel Jarre

I’ve said before that a computer can never write a song because it has never experienced human emotions such as love and loss. But—and it’s a big but—that’s not to say a computer couldn’t generate music. More than a decade ago, Brian Eno released an iPhone app that could randomly Read more…