For 19 years I lived in the same house, with the same people (minus siblings who slowly moved away) and with largely similar life rhythms, in similar cultural circles. I then lived a further 5 years in that city, 4 in another city in Australia, after which I left. For 7 years I have mostly […]Read more "Transitional Withdraw"
A giant wave devastates a heavily populated beachfront area and in the confusion of the aftermath, a government stands by idly, not really caring what happened to the peoples whose lives had just been crushed. A business man decides to profit off the confusing and makes some not so legal deals and buys up a […]Read more "Perhaps disorder is better than apathy."
The last seven years of my life have been lived outside of the usual security of most people. I have no degree. I have no mortgage. I have lived outside of my home country for three years. etc etc blah blah. And I had convinced myself that I had found a way to find security […]Read more "Security"
I used to work in an open plan office. for three hours in the morning I would drink tea/ coffee, answer emails, ring people internationally on the telephone, Facebook future students and occasionally have meetings. To stay awake and alert I decided to start a competition with our directors PA Jess to see how much […]Read more "Rehydrating."
There was a period of my life wherein I was doing shift work, playing in a few bands, trying to be involved in a youth ministry, dating a girl on the other side of the city and living in a very social house. I am not a great sleeper at the best times but, sometimes […]Read more "Water."
When you look at any version of human history, and there are plenty of legitimately viable ones out there, you see at its basis – relationship. Hunter-gatherers would usually hunt either in groups or with a collective of historical wisdom derived from multiple hunts by multiple individuals who then pooled their knowledge. Relationship bred children […]Read more "Fourteen minutes to write about love."
I set myself 30 from the free throw line. 10 from each corner, ten from the centre. An easy concept one would think. A hoop. A backboard. A ball. A body I have used for 29 years. And the red shore blasting too quietly from the front of the court. I started shooting. Very quickly […]Read more "Basketball is Like Life"