The VLD – How To Do Lazy Days Properly

This post is a tribute to Randall Sadleir, the grandfather of one of my greatest friends. ‘Randy’ was a master of acronym – a trait that was passed onto his son, who endearingly called Randy BOB, short for ‘Blind Old Bastard’. Or, when he had his cataracts removed, Ex-BOB. Randy lived in a basement flat, … Continue reading The VLD – How To Do Lazy Days Properly

Impermanence

If you are reading this, you will die... Resistance is futile. No, these are not the mad ramblings of a James Bond villain, Nostradamus, Idi Amin or the reaper himself – but instead merely the musings of a realist. After all life, some say, is a sexually transmitted, terminal disease. Aside from the odd cryogenic … Continue reading Impermanence

Happy Christmas – Being Thankful & Having Time

"If you as an individual no longer found an identity from your thoughts, then you would break free of time and enter the sweetness and clarity of the timeless." -- Bernie Prior A Happy Christmas to you all. Oh, and a Happy Birthday to my Mum! Sadly, I’m not with my family this year. Instead, … Continue reading Happy Christmas – Being Thankful & Having Time

Breaking things – taking time off and away

I haven’t posted since the 4th January, as I’ve been on a break. You probably haven't even noticed! Yet for many bloggers, this would be a serious no-no. You have, they chime, to keep posting ‘every day’ or ‘at least once a week’. Your blogs have to be a certain length, or include a number … Continue reading Breaking things – taking time off and away