After rereading some Charles Bukowski, the ugly bard from the streets of Los Angeles (1920-94) and his famous quotes; I wanted to make something of a statement, myself, about poetry/ writing/ publishing… and all the rest of it. I prefer to sit at my coffee-time dreaming of somewhere else, to be someone else – because […]
THE BIG QUESTION ?
All of us, at some time, have to face the ‘big question’ — is there more to life than what we see, hear and know about – work, pleasure and then death to dust!? Is life just work and pain, pleasure and fun; only eating and sleeping – then nothing at the end when we […]
I believe we all know how ‘seafarers’ are different from ordinary folk. Their strong love of sea-an-ships can be very engaging; maybe alarming for some landlubbers. Yet they once made-up a large prominent group in Britain, from long ago — fierce, proud and independent — to make me think of ‘Treasure Island’ and its story […]