Category Archives: Art

If…

If you can hold your breath when all about Kids sneeze open-mouthed at you, If you can trust yourself when all students doubt you, But make sense of their doubting too; If you can wait for a word and not … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Books, Life, Singapore, TEFL, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Poser

“I have a surprise for you.” “Ooh what is it?” “It’s something we can do together…but I’m not sure you’re going to like it.” “Oh…It’s not a photoshoot is it?” [Quietly] “Yes.” Some people are naturals in front of the camera, … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Life | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

A twist

So my last post was an honest and dire account of How to Pitch an Article (if you never want to be published). Ouch. However, it’s a new day and I’m delighted to say that my post is now featured on … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Books, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to pitch an article (if you never want to be published)

Last week, I published this post named ‘All the Single Ladies,’ and after some encouragement, sent it to The Huffington Post for review. Unfortunately, I was a bit over-excited when I wrote to them and condensed all my words using hip hyphens. I … Continue reading

Posted in Art, England, Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

All the Single Ladies…

I’m filling out a form, and one question asks for my marital status. I’ve been with Tom for almost a decade, but we’re not engaged, or married. So I tick ‘single’. It gets me thinking – why isn’t there isn’t an obvious in-between … Continue reading

Posted in Art, Books, England | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The place I call home

Another bullet of a fly whips my cheek. Wind licks away a stream of tears, but I refuse to stop. The road recoils like a snake into the shade, trees drop treacherous twigs to catch my tyres. A chaffinch, collecting … Continue reading

Posted in Art, England, Sport | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cameo role

Let me introduce you to Fred. Like any aspiring actor he seeks every opportunity to launch his career. His ‘big break’ could be just around the corner, so he is always prepared and groomed to perfection. His dedication knows no … Continue reading

Posted in Art, England | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment