So lost am I that I can't begin to ponder potential metaphors. What sits there in a blizzard and let's everything carry on around it; uninterrupted? All their conversations going on but I feel actively hollow, as if I know that nothing matters. And I know that nothing matters so what is the point in … Continue reading That Feeling
I hope that, for my second post of 2018, it is appropriate to look back a few years...(?) For I have been going through old files and have found a little something entitled 'Death of Me', dated 2011. And I quite like it. *** Death of Me (24/04/11) I used to write sickly things, expected. … Continue reading Death of Me, c. 2011
adj 2 composed of elements drawn from a variety of sources, styles, etc - Collins English Dictionary For my first blog post of 2018, my first in just over two months, I propose to this year take my cue from Nicolas Cage who, in an interview with Kevin Smith at the Sundance Film Festival, described his choice of … Continue reading “Keep It Eclectic”
The first volume of the collcted original comics of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, the new Punisher TV series and volume one of Garth Ennis' Punisher comics has ignited a long-dormant fascination with comic books. What follows, therefore, is my current Comic Book Wish List - ever subject to change - always to expand. And just in time … Continue reading My Comic Book Wish List
In one of P.G. Wodehouse's Ukridge stories, we read what I believe to be one of the most delightful descriptions of a dreadfully slow and boring experience. During a taxicab tour of London, Corky Corcoran describes the commentary of a distasteful child as being expressed with "...the gloomy importance of a confirmed bore about to … Continue reading A Delightful Image of Boredom
The title of this post is misleading *** This evening I reached and surpassed 10,000 pages (53 books) of reading for the year. I can think of no cooler way to have done so than with Volume 1 (May 1984 - May 1986) of the collected original Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comics. Cowabunga
Selected from Tony Hawk's Skateboarding, Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 3 1. New Girl - The Suicide Machines Destruction By Definition, 1996 Tony Hawk's Skateboarding 2. May 16 - Lagwagon Let's Talk About Feelings, 1998 Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 2 3. 96 Quite Bitter Beings - CKY Volume 1, 1999 … Continue reading Five Top Tony Hawk’s Tunes
Kill the Lights Kill the lights so we can't see what isn't left: a wreckage writ to dizzying heights Humanity: bereft.
Dear R, I just wanted to offer a few words to let you know how special you are. I hope desperately that my sometime-sadness does not lead you to doubt yourself. Whilst I would rather have solved this already at almost 29 years, I am still finding myself and my path. I can promise, though, … Continue reading A Letter to the R
the reason i smile; why i might just like to stay awhile, is You are smart, sexy, sublime; with whom i wish, forever, to stop time.