caught a memory

we left the flat at 12.30am, having already made our way through a numerous variety of beers, wine and rum. on a mission possible, we strode towards town, looking for the nearest meat market, aka project nightclub. marked on the way in, a black purple line on the inside of my left wrist, i was…

paint u a picture

wish i could paint u a picture of the sky this evening; sat on this balcony in this place of grey hills. and out to my right, a grey plateau hides half the vision; but behind are two tall tree tops, silhouetted, bending forth in the fresh wind. and beyond… the clouds streak across the…

Hot and steaming Ubud

Ubud is fantastic – a hot and steamy part of Bali, known to rain, even during the hot season, as it’s located at a higher altitude, and surrounded by jungles. The guest house I’d chosen seemed to be located in the middle of a load of rice paddy fields – I hadn’t realised that a…

A brief evening in Stockholm

A brief evening in Stockholm Having landed later than expected, I was eager to get out the airport and into Central Stockholm as quickly as possible – 20 minutes! I couldn’t quite believe the ease of it. Getting off the Arlanda Express at Stockholm C Station, it took me all of 10 minutes to find…

When in Bangkok…

When in Bangkok… why not find yourself a © All rights are reserved

Ooooo errrr Madame Joe!

Ooooo errrr Madame Joe! In 2012 I stopped over in Bangkok on the way back from a trip to Australia. The decision came about after I had spoken to an old friend of mine, who was also my first love. Yes, you read that right – he was my first love at the tender age…

Small beams of light

Small beams of sunlight sprinkle our bodies as we lie awake but dosing on a quiet Sunday morning. Bells sound in the distance, and twittering birds play outside the window; but our bed and our silence are still calling.