“Sometimes when you’re in a dark place you think you’ve been buried, but you’ve actually been planted.” — Christine Caine The world has been gripped by the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic which has rendered the entire world scrambling for cover and in total panic, spurred on by the constant reporting by the media. People are dying in their hundreds on a daily basis. This has … Read More Travails of a Conoravirus lockdown!!
Living the urban life comes with its daily challenges for many. From travel in crowded trains and other public means of transport, to achieving a work-life balance, or just simply raising children in urban communities, one has to be fully engaging and equipped to make good one’s time. Whilst waiting on the train platform this early Monday morning, with my two daughters, on our … Read More Urban Life: The Little things that matter
“Hey Shaun, can I have a cuppa please”, Sofia said as she walked into the lounge, dressed in one of Shaun’s white shirts. She had woken up about 20 minutes earlier, but had decided to stay in bed, reminiscing on the encounter with Shaun.
He woke with a start, glancing at the window, wondering what time it was. It still looked pretty dark outside but he could hear the faint sound of a train. Leaning forward, he checked the time on the bedside clock. 06.27 AM!! ‘Good’, he thought, as he sat up, reaching for his bleached robe hanging on the bedpost. He felt a pang of pain … Read More Sex and Singlehood: A Cultural Shift – Part 1
“Fishes in a glass bowl, swimming ever so freely; in a bowl they live, ever bound within; trapped they are, for in that bowl, there’s no escape” ~ Lorenzo Tim is a 45 year-old retired man-for-hire, a male escort. His other services involved pleasing his female clients, offering sex for a fee. This lifestyle afforded Tim countless holidays to the Côte d’Azur, romantic escapes … Read More Why Some Married Women Cheat ~ Views of a Male Escort
“Travel not to escape life, but so life doesn’t escape you” ~ Unknown The other day I was engaged in a conversation with a friend about travelling and the difference, if any, between a tourist and an adventurer. For me, a tourist goes on holiday or trips to enjoy the time away from home, to rest and get away from routine. A tourist goes … Read More Travel for Self-Awakening!!