Prime location

Friend: “So, do you like your new home?” Me: “I really do. I guess it just takes a while to settle somewhere new” Friend: “But all your boxes are empty now – It’s done.” Me: “My things are all out but I haven’t even started with the emotional unpacking yet!” Friend: “Hmmmmm…… Fancy a cup…

Seeing in the dark

They say that if you are blind, all your other senses are heightened… A good friend of mine had taken me to a restaurant for the evening on a recent trip to Berlin. This was no ordinary eatery however as I was soon to discover… We sat expectantly in the dimly lit bar and ordered…

Home

There is one thing in life that scares me more than ghosts, sharks and closed minds ever could (well maybe not more than the last one). I have always found it incredibly difficult to say goodbye to people and places who have taken up a place in my heart, may it be for decades or…

Changes

As the bus trundled slowly towards St Pancras station, a million thoughts pulsed in and out of my mind like a beating heart. It’s funny how one memory leads to another, to another, to another. This snowball of recollection was brought about by being minutes away from a reunion with an old school friend who…

The malleable reality

Malleable • adj. 1 able to be hammered or pressed into shape without breaking or cracking. 2 easily controlled or influenced. 3 able to adjust to changing circumstances: adaptable. Did you know that the most malleable of all metals is gold?! It is capable of great deformation without actually breaking (I have a fetish for…