Animals

Well it is time to again return to the generic, I have always said that the best writing describes the fundamental human condition. I have tried to comply with this hypothesis, I think I talk generically. My favourite books are about such things, about loss and hope. No need to list them here, a page […]

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Forgiveness

It is such a fundamental human activity to hate, it has caused many wars and deaths, and then the other human ability, to forgive, truly amazing humanity is. It appears that the people closest to me can hate. As a consequence of what happened to me they hated other opinions. Opinions can vastly differ, on […]

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Old

Older people can be quite profound now that I realise, for I am one of them, they would often suggest that I would understand the nuances later. I am now surrounded by elderly people in this place in Bukit Batok. Conversations from the past are coming back to me here, I can better understand the […]

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Whirling

I’m at a cafe that I previously frequented in Arab street Singapore, the ‘Whirling Dervish’. Actually the next alley is Haji lane. I visited the body, casquet, of Rumi once when I was in Konya, Turkey. The father of the Whirling Dervishes. On the way here I thought about belief. Looking at people I imagined their […]

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Alleys

A new beginning. Here I sit in Singapore’s Chinatown, in it’s rickety alleyways with the hope of expressing something different. It’s just a pit stop for the masses, maybe like me a few beers. They are of all ages in this place, young adults and the elderly like me, many would take me for a […]

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