Are Nice Guys Still Coming Last?

Most of us have been labouring under a delusion – that being nice will get us ahead in the world. This delusion is all-pervasive. Even our fiction is full of it. The ‘great’ stories of our time are all about good versus evil with good usually triumphing. But, is the world really like this? Does…

Better

Hold that thought But change that word I know what works Because I know better   Write these paragraphs But send them to me I’ve changed it all Because I write better   Take those pictures No, take some more But don’t you worry Because I’ve taken better   You can’t leave You owe us…

I have always wanted to…

Having a bucket list seems to be in fashion in our day and age. A list of things we really want to do and have always wanted to do. The thing with buckets is that they look to be finite in size but they are limitless in their holding capacity. They hold our dreams and…

Enmity

We can’t stand alone So, we choose a side We don’t know which one But we hope we’re right   Face to face and now armed We cry aloud and run In our sights, our enemy In our minds, a farce   No longer friends, brothers No longer our lovers Betrayed by those closest Loyalties part further   Patch up those wounds The ones…

Those Tiny Annoyances

We’ve all been there; it’s been a long day, you can’t wait to have a shower, curl up with a book/ TV show and fall into blissful sleep. So, you step into the shower, find a good radio station and fiddle with the taps till you’ve got the water to the right temperature. And just…