Tag Archives: Story

Life as art

“You have no control over how your story begins or ends. But by now, you should know that all things have an ending. Every spark returns to darkness. Every sound returns to silence. Every flower returns to sleep with the … Continue reading

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Signs of Life: Brisbane – Wonder

I am a wanderer at heart and along the way I have been gathering snapshots of things that delight or amuse me.  So I thought I’d start sharing these pleasures with you in this whimsical new series Signs of Life: Brisbane … Continue reading

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Storyteller’s Creed

I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that … Continue reading

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Searching for Love Amongst the Frozen Peas

Have you noticed the number of strange people wandering through shopping malls talking to themselves lately? In the past, this kind of behaviour would have got you a lovely jacket with wrap-around sleeves, together with two strong orderlies to take … Continue reading

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The Pursuit of P’Lesha

Roshan sat alone in the corner.  Trembling.  What was he going to do?  The changes were beginning to show themselves.  He was sure people had begun to notice; notice the corners of his mouth turning strangely upwards throughout the day.  … Continue reading

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Swinging from Hoops on the City Rail

Have you been lucky enough to sample the pleasures of peak hour commuting lately? Yesterday was my first opportunity to do so since my metamorphosis into a Sand Sampling Specialist (aka beach bum) where I talk to the odd starfish, wiggle … Continue reading

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