Carpe fuckin’ diem

There is this chimeric aphorism which emerged from the lips of Horace (the oh-captain-my-captain Robin Williams) and we adopted: Carpe diem, seize the day,...

We are captives – but we have Wi-Fi

“Do you know how the last Tasmanian tiger died?” Telemachus asked me in the car. He has always taken a keen interest in finding information...

Rainer Maria Rilke’s Red Sunglasses

The only journey is the one within Rainer Maria Rilke ~ “I seek to cure what’s deep inside,frightened of this thing that I’ve become.” Africa, Toto ~~~~ It was an...

Women don’t kill dragons

Girls don't kill dragons In a village whose name I'd rather not mention lived a girl who craved to become a knight. Her name was...

The banality of good

"Breathe, breathe in the air. Don't be afraid to care"Breathe, Pink Floyd ~~~~~~~~~~Five times I started writing...

The dead don’t speak to us when they come in our...

“She’s silent. She’s never spoken to me. I hear her speak without her speaking. The dead don’t speak to us when they come in...