Tag Archives: life

Ashes to Ashes

Life and death. There is no greater contrast, no two things that are as polar opposite as life is to death, as all the emotions associated with life are to all the emotions associated with death. On Friday, a friend … Continue reading

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Fleeting

Life. Life is so beautiful, so beautifully fleeting. We go through life planning and dreaming and saving, without doubting that we will never have time to carry out those plans, fulfill those dreams, spend those savings. As I mentioned in … Continue reading

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TFIOS 2

Okay. I know what you think. I know I might be a little bit obsessed. But please indulge my childish whims; I went with a friend to watch it again and I cried almost as much as I did the … Continue reading

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TFIOS

I have just gone to see an advanced screening of John Green’s ‘The Fault In Our Stars’. Yes, before you ask, I did cry, I cried almost continuously through the second half of the film; of course I did. John … Continue reading

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Okay Okay.

‘The Fault in our Stars’ is coming out in the cinema soon so, for people who are planning to watch the film, now is the perfect opportunity to read the book, become familiar with the storyline of love, life and … Continue reading

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Snooker (In Sport, In Maths and In Life)

I am sitting here, typing, with my attention half on the Snooker World Championship Finals: Mark Selby against reigning champion, Ronnie O’Sullivan.  Let me paint a picture for you. The players circle the table, like predators circling prey. The sound … Continue reading

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Perspective (In writing and in life)

Perspective Definition: The state of one’s ideas; the facts known to one, the faculty of seeing all the relevant data in a meaningful relationship, a mental view or prospect  Synonyms: angle, attitude, mindset, viewpoint   Perspective. One of those funny … Continue reading

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