Month: February 2003

Can’t contain my glee! Gotta tell someone – wanted to tell my family, my friends, everybody – I was walking across that same broad stretch of prefab concrete I always talk about, that city-centre bathed bridge, and I was looking as usual at The Odd Couple. (Better explain I guess – there’s a broken pipe […]

There’s a oak tree somewhere, in distant memory. It’s not an old oak, it’s not even a royal oak. It’s just an oak, and it stands just beneath the crest of a hill spreading its branches. It’s roots go deep, not because the water-level’s low, but because there’s grass on the ground and shallow roots […]

I used to have odd fancies when I was younger about how the world worked. Because I decided early on, probably too early if truth be told, that value systems are arbitrary and that you make your own point in life, I would concoct various ways of living that I’d think the ultimate and fall […]