Tag Archives: reflections

Pickthanks and Naysayers

Last week, two things jumped out at me: the word ‘pickthanks’ (which was to become a favourite) and a photograph from 1936. Well…the following was the result…   Why I Wear My Cross. In a world of pickthanks, he stood out- … Continue reading

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Another along a similar theme.

So yesterday I was feeling rather ill. Ahh, poor me! Today we hit the town. Raining in Nanjing, photos awaiting development. But it made me think that, when the future is so uncertain we must embrace what we have. What … Continue reading

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Ego.

I have been imbibing the fruits of the vine today; perhaps too much. I have been with friends and I thank them for the warmth they afford me. So tonight a photograph and a pithy haiku I may regret in … Continue reading

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Alternatives

Today has been a great day. I have been shopping in Cebu and have spent money on a beautiful guitar, something I hadn’t really expected to do. Now though I am tired and scratching at the images and poetry in … Continue reading

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Hands.

Advice You must try things. When they burn your fingers, then Breathe, and try again.

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The Kiss

The Kiss. She kisses him with the cold passion of the Hollywood star, Replayed from a black and white movie, a time long ago, Her black lips tasting of too much wine and cigarettes. His hair is well oiled, well … Continue reading

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Feeling Sick

The house is sick. My wife is ill, my eldest is sick. And so my youngest and I had a great day just playing in the sunshine on the balcony as I put very large amount of washing through the … Continue reading

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