Archive for October, 2009

I write because…

October 9th, 2009

I write because when I write blood runs on to the page and forms rivulets that merge into an ocean. A sea – a jumble of words with all their twists, turns, curves and corners. Words that sit together comfortably like old grandmothers. Words that curl around each other, scaly like lizards’ tails. Words that […]

Chasing a Canal

October 4th, 2009

Prologue: As I walked up Gray’s Inn Road, the rain came down in thick streams. The dampness working its way through the inadequate jacket that I had borrowed from my Mum’s coat rack. I heard a slap and looked down to find the box of overpriced, organic salad that I had bought at the train […]