Portland

Portland

When I was a kid, I quickly learnt that storming off in a tantrum rarely seemed to help me.  Screaming, shouting and trying to embarrass the parents would get me precisely nowhere.  In fact, it would be counterproductive as I would then be subject to […]

Ichi-Riki

Ichi-Riki

It is a relief when things are what they say they are on the tin. Especially in this day and age when hyperbole and senseless superficiality seem to rule.  The more words that you needlessly tack onto what you want to sell, the more value […]

Bubbledogs

Bubbledogs

Once there was a dream.  And the dream was kind of weird.  Although dreams often seem to be nonsensical, this particular endeavour seemed to be rather extreme.  It was about how objects on the opposite stratum of the spectrum mix.  History is littered by others that […]

Chisou

Chisou

Sometimes I feel an urge to do something.  To clarify this is (usually) not to do something destructive, like the time in my youth when I jumped all over my sand castle which I had spent hours painstakingly building.  If it was time to leave, […]

Kaffeine

Kaffeine

Coffee holds a large degree of fascination for me.  Mainly because it seems almost holy to others (not me).  I wondered at length why it is intrinsically needed for some to live a normal life.  It is not even that they need it to give […]