One of those days that feels like a novel

It’s Monday morning. I wake up to the sound of seagulls screeching outside the window, sun straining through the blind.

I work for a bit, perched on the edge of the single bed in the hotel room with a bright pink laptop on my knee and my feet resting on the chair opposite, tapping out replies to emails and deciding on my Out Of Office message.

By 10am I’m on a bus through the countryside, familiar places passing by the window, invoking memories that have lain dormant since I last returned almost three years ago.

Read more

Quotes – Darkness Descends

mXf9HKq

A while ago I watched Darkness Descends, an enjoyable, gritty romp through the New York underground featuring the wonderful Danny Trejo. Some of my favourite quotes included:

This is the appreciation for life. You can only feel it when you face death.

Those tattoos are amazing. Do they mean something?
They mean everything.

You can’t have freedom without a little danger. You can’t have art without a lot of freedom.

Such beautiful rage.

Somebody does need to do something. And maybe this time ‘somebody’ doesn’t mean ‘somebody else’.