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Potential Energy

Two months into treatment and a month to go. My viral load has dropped from over a million to 27 and whilst I’m elated, I’m more than a little stir crazy at this whole self care business. It’s a year … Continue reading

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Sun Salutation

My father was very body conscious with an active involvement in the sports that men of his era participated in such as boxing and gymnastics. However as he wasn’t part of our lives for very long, and as my stepfather … Continue reading

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A Necessary Language

I’ve written many times about my creative process, but thoughts and insights about my work evolve so quickly that any words rapidly become dated and redundant. I once compared my art to a language that I learn only by direct … Continue reading

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THE PRICE OF HOPE

I just couldn’t wake up today. I tried, but was trapped in a near paralysing foggy exhaustion that made it necessary to take the day off. Usually I can fight through tiredness with a combination of bloody mindedness and caffeine … Continue reading

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THE BADGER, THE RUST KING AND THE SHATTERED GLASS

I wouldn’t say that I’m clumsy, just over enthusiastic and prone to rush without thought of consequences or safety. This is why my phone case is one of those pieces of equipment used by the military, that can be dropped … Continue reading

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Alice: The Fall, The Paparazzi, and The Transluscent Rabbit Hole.

Several years ago I compared participation in an art exhibition to a shamanic, initiatory descent. Well I’m presently free-falling in a very non spiritual way and with only two weeks until my exhibition, I’m tettering over various precipices of anxiety, … Continue reading

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In Praise of Future Spontaneity.

An old friend from my drug using days in New Zealand, died recently. I hadn’t seen him for many years and aside from sadness at his death I also felt an internal disquiet, as he was yet another of my … Continue reading

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