Religion

Marseille Shooting

Gunmen jumpsuit of three cars in Marseille, France and open fire on a group of young people. Odds are it is a terrorist attack but we do not know yet.

Goodbye White Man. Hello Genocide.

My grandfather’s brother on my Dad’s side moved his family to Rhodesia from Scotland after WW2. They were in the Diamond business. His daughter became Editor of the Hong Kong Wall St Journal. Very successful. Proud protestants, generous to everyone… Read More ›

You Can’t Make It Up

I try to think Of happiness, As a concept Encapsulated in its own image. And laughingly believe I’ll be happy, Just by bringing to mind The thought,   That thinking happy thoughts Would then follow Without effort And all would… Read More ›

Patience

When the good in people Wins the battle Evil Will wait And wait Until it can strike   So let it meander In Hell’s Never ending realm Until it consumes itself In its own self rendered rage

Snow

It’s not the same I say As I watch the rain pour down A week before we celebrate The birth of the Lord our Saviour. In this clammy climate, The killer humidity, Where sandals Shorts and tee shirts are the… Read More ›

Safe Space

I step outside, breath in fresh air The walls were closing in around me I drag a chair to the lawn and sit right down To drink my Earl Grey tea. Slip out my diary from my trouser pocket Swipe… Read More ›

Breath In Deeply

Seated on a wooden chair Elbows on the table Hands elevated cradling a mug Of Columbian dark coffee With a little more sugar To lighten the mood As the flickering images From my bland H.D. T.V. Tripped around the walls… Read More ›