Category Archives: Inspiration

Thank You Louise Bourgeois


I received an email from a friend last week which had a a footer a quote from the artist Louise Bourgeois which went “An artist can show things that other people are terrified of expressing.” Rather than being obvious, it … Continue reading

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[poem] Moon, Stars, Sea, Sand, Blue.


Moon, Stars, Sea, Sand, Blue It is under the moon and stars It is in the deep blue Where this pearl reveals itself: You have found your heart, You have found your soulmate And everyone can see the specialness. At … Continue reading

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Sunscreen Challenge


On this day in 1997, the words that were immortalised by Baz Luhrmann in On “Everybody’s Free (To Wear Sunscreen)” are 14 years old. The original article appeared  Chicago Tribune entitles, ‘”Advice, like youth, probably just wasted on the young”. … Continue reading

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The Unbroken Line. Wira – The Warrior


Skylarking Poems & Notes The Warrior: I have been living with the Warrior for a few weeks now, being with me everywhere I go, seeing London through his eyes, watching Life though his eyes. I thought I’d better write down … Continue reading

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The Unbroken Line. A New Brush, Different Strokes


I decided during the tour of ‘Why The Lion Danced’ that even the painting element of ‘Skylarking’ had to have an Asian element perhaps. This came about because Joanna Qiu, the multi-instrumental Beijing Opera musician, also does Chinese calligraphy. I … Continue reading

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[poem] Come Round For Coffee


Come round, And have a freshly baked coffee And some ground bread. We could sit drinking croissants At the bottom of the bed And smell the day go by As it dances up the lane And kiss like handsome strangers … Continue reading

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A New Year


I am about procrastination. That’s been the regular thought in the forefront of my mind throughout most of the past few years. There is always something better to do than the menial and repetitive. It’s my New Year’s Resolution to … Continue reading

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