Pretence is an action we all do at one time or another. There are those who say you should never pretend and be brutally realistic and honest in all things. But what about when you are a child and you pretend in order to play in your own private mental universe? And what about having [...]
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So many times we eat alone. At least I do. Then I think of the times when I have had company for dinner, or just shared a snack with someone. It’s probably one of the more enjoyable pastimes we indulge in. I wrote this poem after a dinner with friends some time ago. There is [...]
On Good Friday I did something I haven’t done for a very long time. I spent the entire day in solitude. I didn’t answer my mobile, no radio, no TV. Not a single word to a soul. Was I lonely? No. I recently read a book by Deepak Chopra regarding meditation. Please don’t rush to [...]
Have you ever had that perfect day? A day when it all flowed, people were all good natured, everything you touched just turned to gold? I had one of those days on Saturday. Weekends are normally very busy and this weekend was no different. Early Saturday morning I have a martial arts class which is [...]
Something happened last night that really set me back on my heels. About six weeks ago I injured my elbow. Prior to my injury I was doing weights three times a week, martial arts twice and playing competition squash. The accident was absolutely stupid. I was playing squash and collided with a wall. I struck [...]