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No More Summertime Blues

It’s the time of year when the smell of coconut sunscreen perfumes the air, pants and shirts are replaced with tank tops and shorts, kids linger on the streets long after twilight, and people fall to the charms of a red sun sinking beyond the water’s edge. Everything slows, allowing us to hear the drone … Continue reading

Lavender and Latex

My sleeping pattern has never been consistent. For as long as I can remember, I have always woken up several times a night for various reasons – I heard an unidentified noise and had to know what it was or I was plagued by a niggling idea that would not leave me alone until I wrote … Continue reading

#Appreciation

Hundreds of people flowed through the narrow lanes of a local seaside market, bursting with buskers, art and variable visual enchantments. The soulful sound of jazz penetrates the air. People are dancing, a myriad of scents pour from the food trucks and cafes, awakening a wanton grumbling in my stomach. I am sitting on the … Continue reading