What writing means to me.
Writing gives me the freedom to express how I feel when I am at my most confused and vulnerable. The support and encouragement that I get from my 'Writing to Recovery' group gives me the opportunity to really explore the conflicting, overwhelming emotions that come from being on this journey. Through attending these meetings, I have re-discovered my passion for writing, and it has now became an invaluable coping mechanism for me. From subjects such ...read more
Bob's Photons Of Light
Bob's Photons Of Light "The effort I am putting in is being seen" Bob reckons to himself. "It registers like photons of light detected on the most sensitive photographic plate" he construes. The image might be difficult to interpret as with particle physics for instance. But it is noticed and recorded , he thinks. I am writing messages to the cosmos for someone to see , he explains to himself. He fears a black hole ...read more
For a long time I was empty inside, impoverished of thought, passion, meaning, certainty. My head was vacant like a derelict building, haunted with unfulfilled ambition and a purpose, long since lost. Sometimes I would get a thought or idea and it would roll back and forth in the walls of my mind like a lonely child’s ball and I would start to obsess over it, replaying it over and over like a cave with ...read more