The Wilderness Diary charts the struggle and conflict arising out of personal sorrow and present world crises. For 40 days and 40 nights, a magical adept goes AWOL from life and from the Raven Agency at The Tower, London.
A novitiate Alchemist gives a wedding speech reflecting on the wonder of joy and the predicament of love…
Beyond conception and perception, this speech ultimately becomes a blending of Gloria Gaynor (I Am What I Am) meets God (I Am That I Am) and she was almost right in that she was what she was (whatever that ‘what’ might have been!)
Two things cannot alter, since Time was, not today. The flowing of water, and Love’s strange, sweet way. — (Japanese saying)
Join the revellers in a bawdy ‘world of men’, between Christmas and New Year, as a somnambulist chameleon, a dancing bear and ten lords-a-leaping prance into a bag of glees and good tidings at the retro-Hustler’s Ball.
Swirling through music, memories of childhood, places, teenage years, TV characters, and friends, past and present, can the chameleon trance-dance through fire and attain the state of ‘Mok’sha’?
“Everybody wants to be a cat!” In Consideration of Cats is an essay and meditation on an aspect of joy and the wonderment of cats. A collection of notes, observations, insights and poems reflecting on the behaviour, nature and antics of cats and the healing that the world of our feline friends can bring us.