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Lifestyle Stories: Contemplating Van Life

‘What do you want to do when you grow up?’ That’s something that we were all asked when we were little. When I was growing up in northern England most of the boys wanted to be policemen, firemen or footballers. My younger brother, at the age of five, decided he wanted to be a ‘drain […]

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Kundalini

The serpent starts below my feet And curls and spirals from below It all consumes the day time dream And brings with it a fiery glow Though words are forced to bring to life For listeners to understand Its darkest squal of throbbing force Obliterates my thoughts and plan I never meant to let it […]

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Swinging From a Chandelier at Bryce Canyon

Sia sings… I’m gonna swing from the chandelier, from the chandelier I’m gonna live like tomorrow doesn’t exist, like it doesn’t exist I’m gonna fly like a bird through the night, feel my tears as they dry I’m gonna swing from the chandelier, from the chandelier I have a funny taste in music. I don’t […]

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Left Behind

I left you there in Meadowfield Rise, You’d really let me down it seemed, With all we’d been through and seen, I wondered why you’d make it so hard. It was hard, so hard, to let you go, To be alone and in colder places, Where people glared with empty faces And laughed at others’ […]

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Talking to Americans

The place in question: ‘Ashley’s’ on Lexington Avenue, Midtown, NYC – a deli with an eat in section. It was the location of my first proper interaction with a New York employee. I am not sure if she was a ‘true’ New Yorker’. It was my first experience of eating in America and the first […]

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Locked Down

Wanting out behind the walls Of this small room that is my life Three months in and needing air But where go and what to do? Limitation makes me question What is it that I so seek? Where is it I want to go? What is missing now I’m locked Locked inside and locked in […]

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A Hive Mind

I believe what I read, Not knowing that I’m really Being quite deceived, TV doesn’t lie, does it? Well not everything I read, But things on the BBC Or the Proper news on real TV, They have to tell the truth there, right? I listen to what everyone says online, I didn’t mean to realign […]