Thoughts: Stuck in Transit, Bangkok

Friday, 28 May 2010 10.16 pm – Beijing, China 9.16 pm – Bangkok, Thailand 7.46 pm – Colombo, Sri Lanka Strange how just a few days in a new city can make you feel like you’ve been there for at least a month. Maybe being alone has something to do with it. You need to…

The Dancer

People rarely inspire me. I know this seems a strange statement, especially coming from me, but in reality, it’s not all that surprising. I usually get inspired by the feelings people can evoke within me – the absolute clarity of a moment of love, the spiking anger of a fight, the kickstart of your libido when…

I’ll be the sun again

Sunshine, by Sabi-Krabi Evening. Dusk would hint its imminent arrival, readying the sky for sunset. Shadows would lengthen with the darkening of light and in our shared bedroom, my sister and I would take our cue and switch on all the lights, unable to bear even a slight change in the bright light of day….

That old feeling…

  It’s happening… And yet… Could it?   She giggles. Bites her lip and smiles at herself in the mirror. Checks her hair. Again.   Such a weird mix of feelings. Suddenly strange. Suddenly shy. Suddenly good. Suddenly self conscious. Suddenly happy. Suddenly unsure. Suddenly even a little scared.   The drive is long, the…

What a difference a day made.

  Funny how it can all change from one moment to the next.   I still can’t believe how happy I was… then. There’s a line now. A big fat line that divides everything into ‘before’ and ‘after’, ‘then’ and ‘now’. A line that spells disaster and taunts you with its blurriness. You wonder if…