Handle with care

There is trauma in my background and sometimes it is not as far in the past as I imagine. The trauma was Mottsu’s death by suicide, years later it affects me. The after-shocks sometimes sneak up and ambush me. Last week, for example, I discovered my own little...

Bad fruit

I was all bright and morning when I decided to try a city fruit stall, for the first time, on the way to work. On display was a small array of fruit, all in their skins. “Do you have any chopped up fruit?” I said. “No” he said, “I...

It’s so utterly appalling

I was walking home from the city today, runners on my feet and ipod playing in my ears. It’s a good zone to travel in, and when Pink starts singing “Na na na na na na na na na na na na” I almost skip along. Walking, breathing, heading home, life is...

It’s not easy being green

It’s not that easy being blue either….it seems you blend in with so many other ordinary things and people tend to pass you over because you’re not standing out like flashy sparkles on the water or stars in the sky…. …when blue is all...

You know how I feel

It’s a new day for me….and I’m feeling good. Turn the sound way up (even though tinny PC speakers like mine), and feel good… This is some song. “This old world is a new world and a bold world for...