Japhy and I were kind of outlandish-looking on the campus in our old clothes in fact Japhy was considered an eccentric around the campus, which is the usual thing for campuses and college people to think whenever a real man appears on the scene – colleges being nothing but grooming schools for the middle-class non-identity which usually finds its perfect …

it’s been a mad mad week…

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Scuba Diving in the morning…Sunday roast in the afternoon…what more could i ask for?

Time Check

Open up your eyes and what do you see? I see a confused world, not the natural world as in the Earth; she knows what she is about. It is man that is dazed and confused. We don’t know what we want and we stumble along looking, searching for something to relieve the confusion, the pain, the fear, the fear …

I had the most incredible day yesterday as I climbed Snowdon leading another group of folks up the gentle peak. I felt so much back in my element…smiling, happy, full of energy and joy. I ran, I climbed, I sang, I talked of things. “You’re on fire today,” said jenny. “Next time we’ll have to make sure not to give …

Searching For Jack Kerouac

Road Trip Diaries: Searching for Jack Kerouac Destination: Hay-on-Wye Mileage: 200 miles round trip Playlist for the drive: Snoop Dogg Bruce Springsteen Coldplay Billy Joel Butthole Surfers U2 4 Non Blondes Arrested Development Avril Lavigne Live I need some new friends, ones whose lives are not so preplanned. I’m in dire need of a posse who can pick up and …

Poetry in Performance

I met up with the Duck last night, seeing how it is that i can’t get him back out on the basketball court, I thought, perhaps a little poetry in motion might be his style. And an excellent night indeed…old friends, much laughter, new places, reminiscing…a superb mixture of each, making for a wonderful evening. I’ve never really been to …

Ithaca

Ithaca As you set out on your journey to Ithaca, pray that the road is long, full of adventure, full of knowledge. The Lestrygonians and the Cyclops, the angry Poseidon — do not fear them: You will never find such as these on your path, if your thoughts remain lofty, if a fine emotion touches your spirit and your body. …