Enlightenment

Byte by byte I’ve been reducing the noise level in my life – I call it my “enlightenment phase”, i.e. lightening the load. It had gotten to the point where the “noise” was threatening to drown out everything else. By “noise” I mean all those …

Folks in Texas like Bangkok Burn

I’ve been getting some nice comments and really cool fan mail lately, particularly from Texas. Which is great. Getting readers who take the time to send you an email telling you how much they liked your writing is a huge, huge, HUGE responsibility – it’s …

Decisions, decisions, The Path Taken

I’ve been sitting on my balcony, drinking a cognac, smoking a cigarette, thinking about starting another journey. I’ve undertaken many journeys in my life to date. Some short, lasting only a few hours or a day. Others, much longer, longer perhaps than I know now. …