Month: May 2023

Lost And Found / Paintings

Lost And Found / Paintings

What’s in a painting but getting lost, and finding meaning. Or not. Maybe just a feeling. Or not. Maybe just a meh. Or not. Maybe just a maybe I like it or not Maybe

What Is The Cutout Series?

What Is The Cutout Series?

Sometimes, when words stick to the back of my hands and refuse to move to my fingers, I need to find alternative ways to tell a story. The Cutout Series started life cohesively on a board; a visual representation of a novel I am writing. A way for characters and themes to take on a …

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Marcus Aureli…us / Musings

Marcus Aureli…us / Musings

I am reading ‘Meditations’ again, the private thoughts of Roman Emperor and Stoic Philosopher Marcus Aurelius, and like always I am deeply moved. The original audience for Aurelius’ wisdom was men. Ancient Rome was after all a deeply entrenched patriarchal society, with little regard for or movement of women in any social or academic capacity …

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Past In Ashes / Paintings

Past In Ashes / Paintings

What do you do with years worth of diaries that contain the most tumultuous times of your life? This was my conundrum. I didn’t want to keep them. They had done their job and now it was time to let go. But how? Throw them away? Shred them? Burn them? I opted for the last …

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Letters / Short Story

Letters / Short Story

Letter 1 I never gave much credence to Calisto‚Äôs opinions, even if he reveled in giving them. Curled up on some impossibly narrow ledge, his bored drawl would seep towards me like a plume of odourless smoke and vanish right before my ears. I liked his company though, peculiar as it was. Not many people …

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