Category Archives: Art

World Mental Health Day

Isn’t it amazing that just a single day a year solves the entire world’s mental health problems? Sorry, I’m being facetious. I do believe in raising awareness and I do believe we need to remove the stigma of mental health … Continue reading

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It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World?

Men of my generation may understand what I mean when I say part of the problem between my father and me was the fact that his idea of what constitutes masculinity was rather different to my own. Consequently I spent … Continue reading

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Of Nice And Me

My right forearm feels sore, as though an inked needle had repetitively been thrust under the skin in order to leave a permanent design etched upon it. Wait a moment. Well bless my tiny dancer’s shoes and call them loaves … Continue reading

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Do The Barthes, Man

Observation: the UK and the USA are currently governed by figures who clearly don’t give a flying fuck about the lives of the citizens they are meant to represent yet the majority of those citizens seem content to lie back … Continue reading

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I Am Not A Beautiful And Unique Snowflake

A week ago I was arriving in London for my mini adventures in friendship and photography. Physically I’m still recovering from the exertion, emotionally I’m still trying to make sense of the complexity of reactions my time in the capital … Continue reading

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Inko Pinko

It’s a Thursday. A kind of not breathing great and ouchy day but some of the ouchy was by choice, not just because my body isn’t enjoying the not breathing great stuff. A part of me now feels like a … Continue reading

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And So Peaceful Until

Quiety quiety not much ado about nothing or naught. That’s been most of my weekend. I’m connected to the world I want to be connected to, am content in my semi-withdrawal (papal approved) and the only sadness comes from the … Continue reading

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