Ricken’s Law

Since everyone needs a dubious scientific law named after them, here’s my attempt at formulating one. Enjoy.  Ricken’s Law: “The degree to which a piece of correspondence is of importance is indirectly proportional to the degree to which it is said to be ‘urgent’ by its sender.” Or if you prefer: “The importance of an … More Ricken’s Law

Poem – What?

The following is not aimed at anyone likely to be reading this blog. I would like to add this as a friendly disclaimer 🙂  What do you want me to say?  What do you want me to do?  What do you want from me?  What can I say which will ever convince you?  Satisfy you?  … More Poem – What?

Masks

I was off for a fortnight. For the first week I slept for most of the day, lulled by the diminishing effects of the morphine. I listened to Bruce Springsteen’s Nebraska, Neil Young’s On the Beach and Tonight’s the Night. I was alive but not alive. As the morphine wore off, the pain kicked in, … More Masks