Loss

It’s been a year since I lost my mother and 4 since I lost my little furry buddy, Champers, and to be honest, the loss still weighs heavy upon me. Time, they say, heals all but heal is probably not the right word. I think it is more that one learns to deal with the [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:13:30+00:00December 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Loss

The Cats’ Familiar

  Catwoman: Meeeow! Back in the dark old days, witches were said to have familiars. These were animal companions, generally cats. During the bad old days of the Inquisition and the witch trials in Europe and America it was claimed that these familiars were given to witches by the Devil. They were said to be [...]

By |2019-05-02T05:53:45+00:00December 7th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Cats’ Familiar

RIP Champers

Two years on and I still miss my furry little buddy terribly.  My Champers passed away on 12/12/2012 and so today I honour his memory, although in truth there is not a day that goes by that I do not think of him. I am reminded of the words of Pi Patel in Yann Martel's Life [...]

By |2014-12-12T12:27:20+00:00December 12th, 2014|Uncategorized|Comments Off on RIP Champers

Mellon Collie

  On December, 2nd 2000, The Smashing Pumpkins as I knew them split up.  Arriving on the scene in the wake of the grunge phenomenon, of notably, Nirvana and Pearl Jam, The Smashing Pumpkins made music that was dense and layered and this provided a perfect framework for their alternately angst-ridden and dreamy,poetic lyrics, and made the Pumpkins [...]

By |2013-04-03T07:32:06+00:00April 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Mellon Collie

Paying It Forward

There is one of those “copy and paste my status” things going around on Facebook at the moment. Well, it was when I was still on Facebook (see post: Solitude). This was called, pay it forward, and what it requires is that you post a comment on the bearer’s page and then copy and paste [...]

By |2013-01-30T13:39:09+00:00January 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 AM

“Beware the Moon”, the two Americans are warned as they set off onto the English moors on a dark, stormy night. Ah, if only they had listened, because what follows is one of the scariest movies ever. Filled with dark humour, An American Werewolf in London is a classic! These guys end up being munched [...]

By |2013-01-28T15:32:18+00:00January 28th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments