6:50am. Wanting to go back to sleep, as if it was a world, as if it was home, as if I belonged there. You wake up, and the complexities of life flood your being. You are now this person with complexities.
Yesterday we went to Vue, in Leeds, and saw Everything Everywhere All at Once.
A leaf dances in the wind, a tree waves to the sky.
A child takes her first steps beside a blood bank.
The reflection of a bird flies by on the screen of your phone…. cont
Eating a dragon fruit,
with its pink scaly skin and its deep purple flesh,
not checking my phone, nor reading an article,
nor talking to another soul about this and that,
After several months of wallowing in a dry well of creativity, on the 23rd May I started a draft of my story (the one I’m commissioned to write for the Taiwanese movie director), which I would go on to finish on the 25th June (my birthday).
My wife had been up, potting her plants, for a good 30 minutes, when she barged into the bedroom.
“We’ve caught one!” she yelled, and then vanished from the room.
She meant a rat.
I have an annoying tendency to edit and reedit as I’m writing my story. I say it’s annoying, but in actual fact I love doing and can’t imagine not doing it.
As is my wont, I stuck in my earphones, and scrolled down my Watch Later list on YouTube, to see if anything tickled my fancy. Something did tickle my fancy…
A friend sent me a nice article about how we can benefit the earth, on earth day, by doing nothing, inspired by Lao Tzu, but I’m not sure if he meant that..
I store my laptop in a small wooden box, that was a prop in the Taiwanese movie Seediq Bale Warriors of the Rainbow….