Opinion

Our Tuesday Weekends

The worst thing about retirement is the loss of weekends. Some insist that when we retire all we have are weekends but I have learned differently...

Not A Grouch After All

This is my 600th essay. I didn't want to rush into this number so I took my time and then it arrived........

Do You Know Who I Am? Part Two.

Do you feel the world is broken? (We do) Do you feel the shadows deepen? (We do) But do you know that all the dark won't stop the light from getting...
Cherry

Untitled

This is a poem written by an old pen pal of mine from 1995. I think his name was Chris, but cannot be sure as he always signed his letters with a C...

The Next Stage

I love it when I visit someone who knows how to play the piano. Eventually, when they feel like it, they'll go over to the keyboard and start to play...
Cherry

Rhythm Of The Sioux

Part Two Dear diary...Summer of 1994 was filled with months of glorious sunshine. I was lucky enough not to be going out to work that year and so...

What is Toxic Love......?

It is hurt on every level, of mind, body and spirit. It is fake smiles, on Facebook, Snapchat and Instagram. It is confusion, false hope, glimpses of...

The Decline of Civilisation (Ch.16e) : Democracy of Managers

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Democracy of Managers : Ch.16e 26/3/00 The modern world had become inseparable from free democracy. Every citizen exercised a vote for public...

Fulfilled

We had been overwhelmed. We had cursed our coming creation. Get the goddamned thing over with. We resisted the urge to push. We were Full and ready...

Full Filler

The engineer has the indomitability to rise again and ask the most basic and devilish question. "So, what's it about?" This is my answer and I hope...