Taken from Desire to Water

In the beginning there was desire, and desire became Will – like tulips chasing after the sun, we’d chase each other for a warm embrace. Bring smoke, bring flame, bring storm, and every trial and travesty (and we learnt the meaning of the words: “we would sooner have the void for purpose than be void … Read more

How to Push a Boulder Up a Hill

Sisyphus pushing a boulder up a hill

Boulders and meaning Do you ever find yourself pushing a boulder up a hill, only for it to roll down before you reach the top? Do you perhaps wonder why you should put up with having a spinach smoothie rather than cereal every day when eventually you’ll wind up dead underground anyway? Or why you … Read more

Memories and Falsehoods

memories

It’s a sad truism in one’s life that a lot of our memories are partly fabricated by the mind. Of course there are disagreements as to the extent of this fact, and some people have better memories than others, but it still doesn’t alter the fact that, as one moves through life like a leaf … Read more

A Defence of Difficult Art

Introduction Wow! To address the elephant in the room, it’s been over half a year since my last post. Calling this slacking off is the understatement of the century! It’s been a particularly busy half a year; I’ve recently moved and I was suffering from a severe back pain which was preventing me from spending … Read more