On The Value of Talking

When I finally sat down with my parents around the dinner table in my childhood home, it was only after we ate - when some after-dinner drinks were comfortably on the table - that I brought up what was on my mind. “So... at work you know I do a lot about end-of-life care. And the more I learn, the m… (Read more)

A year under trees

For my wife and I, 2019 began in a special place, for a special reason. We got married in May last year, but decided to hold off our honeymoon until the winter, to best enjoy the opportunity to escape the winter dampness, and escape both literally and figuratively. We went to Costa Rica. We had our… (Read more)

Recession, paper, breakdown, culture.


"But when I say starvation, destruction, migration, disease and war, I mean in your own life. With the power down, soon you wouldn’t have water coming out of your tap. You will depend on your neighbours for food and some warmth. You will become malnourished. You won’t know whether to stay or go.… (Read more)