It’s still you, beneath it all

The world, life, it's very complicated.  So take a week or two and get away.  Take time to watch the sun rise and set, to watch the stillness of the hillside in the heat of the day. Meditate on the simple beauty of the world around you and one by one the layers start to… Continue reading It’s still you, beneath it all

Music and Time Travel

I'm sat at my desk, tapping away at my laptop, a sentence that itself would have probably got you arrested back in my childhood.  That statement could not have meant anything normal back in the early seventies, a time you may you remember, when smoking was still cool, and a celebrity was, well someone with… Continue reading Music and Time Travel

Kids don’t come with an instruction manual.

It’s a cliché I know, but very relevant non-the-less.  Kids really don’t come with any instructions.  Sure, there are lots of carefully written books about parenthood, and there is always an abundance of well-wishers offering you friendly advice, but as all new parents will know it adds up to very little in reality at times. … Continue reading Kids don’t come with an instruction manual.

The Starship Planet Earth

Since I was a little boy I have always wanted to travel in space.  Hours spent staring into the night sky from my bedroom window, dreaming of moving between the stars, walking on other planets and meeting new life forms.  For me there could be no more exciting thing. Of course I am older now,… Continue reading The Starship Planet Earth

Remembering the dream state…..

Sleep has been my focus this week, or lack of sleep to be more accurate. I have done my best to convince myself that sleep is an unnecessary waste of life, and time is much better spent awake. To be honest I am still of that opinion.  That said though there is the matter of… Continue reading Remembering the dream state…..