June 7, 2017

Mouth Watering Alcoholic Drinks (To Make In Your Mouth)

Drinking in public. It varies from stupefied alcoholics, to lads enjoying a beer in the summer-sun, to this guy walking towards me. Between Potsdamer Platz and […]
February 4, 2016

Thoughts of Berlin

There are some cities to become lost in, others where perhaps you can find yourself in. To me this place has always been Berlin. It’s a […]
November 19, 2012

The Beauty of Words

“The eyebrow pencil was no mere charcoal emphasis on blond eyebrows, but a design necessary to balance a chaotic asymmetry. Make up and powder were not […]
September 15, 2012

Can you be a writer if you don’t read?

“If you don’t have time to read, you don’t have the time (or the tools) to write. Simple as that.”  – Stephen King  Sitting in a […]
September 3, 2012

The Ian Curtis Wall

There is the sound of an old elevator, doors closing and the eerie whirl of pulleys as it descends into darkness. This is the cold opening […]
August 30, 2012

Why I’d Like to Write a Comic Book

“There are people. There are stories. The people think they shape the stories, but the reverse if often closer to the truth. Stories shape the world. […]
August 13, 2012

A Life of Writing and Drinking

Ernest Hemmingway was an alcoholic. F. Scott Fitzgerald was an alcoholic. Dorothy Parker was an alcoholic. Notice a trend here? According to research 71% of famous […]
July 1, 2012

Lost Books

What did J.D. Salinger leave behind in his safe when he died recently? Mere notes or scribbling or did he continue writing after 1965 and finish, […]
June 24, 2012

The Creative Influence of Cats

A cat sits in the last shaft of dying afternoon sun. It is the embodiment of bliss; warm tawny pointed ears, sleek, squinty eyes sliding their […]