Monthly Archives: April 2016

Chinese Family on the MTR

They make space for them on the mtr the mother, melon-soft smiles at me – women recognising women who are tired and unmade-up the baby is a tubby mushroom I am staring straight on as the stations flash past, caught … Continue reading

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Dizzy Road

It is a sticky hot day sweating through thin layers means summer and maybe I didn’t drink enough water because the tarmac is slippery and glinting like a fish dizzy-road-crossing, blurry-eyed from paperwork in shallow steps I’ve trod for months … Continue reading

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Things That Make Me Happy (Today, 25.4.16)

I mistyped things as ‘thongs’ smartphone poetry woes. This song (Nico&Vinz – Am I Wrong) is great – kids smiled at the frog impression and my knees didn’t crack things that made me happy (Monday edition) Dr. said mindfulness makes … Continue reading

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7am Commute

We have had rain for the last three days this morning the haze is golden, and I change bus seats to better see the high-shine on the water I don’t want to ever be old enough that I neglect such … Continue reading

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Things I Have Learned from 18 Months of Going to the Gym

1. You will turn from the kind of person who actively shunned physical activity to one who is pumped to spend 2 hours working out voluntarily on a SATURDAY MORNING. 2. If you’re paying someone to teach you it’s a … Continue reading

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