Grey and Steel* (a poem about a train journey)

Night’s saturnine blanket still lays heavy, the moon’s all seeing gaze shines bright and steady. Dew glistens where it settled, life comes a stir, milk bottles tinkle, engines sputter to a purr. Most sleep masked eyes still yet to flicker, while shovel and broom clear the last scraps of litter. The masses still adrift on … Continue reading Grey and Steel* (a poem about a train journey)

Happy New Year / What a lot of “I”s

WHY IS IT SO HARD TO GET BACK TO WRITING?!?!?! I’ve been meaning to return to writing for days, if not months, but another scroll through my unchanged Facebook and Twitter feeds keeps getting in the way… Just maybe that thing I’d be missing is the key to my creative flow. I’ve got script stuff … Continue reading Happy New Year / What a lot of “I”s

An Unremarkable Child

Our new baby boy was born mid-September, with a normal delivery, but after a couple days in hospital, struggling to feed, we learned he had a cleft palate. It’s only visible when he has his mouth open, but you can see a vaulted arch, reaching into the roof of his mouth, in place of a … Continue reading An Unremarkable Child

Please Hold…

My apologies for the radio silence, but as previously threatened, on September 17th at 1937hrs, a brand new male human was delivered into the world; 9 days late, and 8 miles off target. As a direct result of said arrival all my creative energies are being redirected to handling our unreasonable first born, and his … Continue reading Please Hold…

site under construction

I’ve not been nearly as prolific posting to this blog as I’d hoped. Hopefully my caveat laden intro/preamble established a good foundation of limited expectation. My HEAVILY PREGNANT wife and I are currently awaiting the arrival of our second child THIS WEEK, which is the main reason why this is a poorly timed foray into … Continue reading site under construction