Poem – Friends?

There are acquaintances, there are mates and there are friends. Everyone begins as an acquaintance. Occasionally, an acquaintance will become a mate. Very rarely, a mate will become a friend. But an acquaintance will never become a friend. That’s how it works.  Do you not consider us your friends? That depends.  Can I count on … More Poem – Friends?

Poem – Friends

See, even I can be grateful. And write poems greeting card companies would be proud of 🙂 Seriously though, to all good friends – to you I am grateful.  To all good friends, To you I am grateful You make life a better place Any who make my life Funnier, jollier, sillier, Stranger, nuttier or … More Poem – Friends

Essay – The Sadness of the King – an analysis of ‘The Last Unicorn’

“Moominland in Winter (is) as good an evocation of clinical depression as you’re ever likely to encounter.” (Will Self) Long ago, or so we are told, there was a king and his name was Haggard. He roamed the world searching for things which made him happy, for nothing ever did – or at least, not … More Essay – The Sadness of the King – an analysis of ‘The Last Unicorn’