The Power of Saying Thank You

The Power of Saying Thank You In the coffee shop, I hold open the door for a man and woman. Both walked in past me, through the door and said nothing. In a building close-by I pressed the elevator to arrive. I politely allowed a woman to walk in before me. She said nothing. Someone…

Future Vision

The Possible Impossible

The Possible Impossible I will say this about my wife, not only is she the best thing that ever happened to me she has an incredible future vision. When we first met way back in 2009 and I had invited her for dinner she asked me if I would like more children (as I have…

Who Am I?

Tbilisi is a city that engages, arouses, shares and reveals many secrets. It is also a city and country that has been through huge identity change. Last summer, my wife and myself left our restored Tbilisi house in the morning to go for a coffee. We walked across our large ‘Ezo’ or yard and then…

I AM A MIGRANT

The man, the woman, the child, the refugee… THE MIGRANT I am an economic migrant My French descendants moved to Ireland  My Irish immigrants moved to Scotland My Scottish family moved to England  My English existence is migrant And finally, my Georgian wife Our Scottish, Georgian, English son. We are I Am Migrant There is…

DEAD celebrity

Dead Dead Celebrity Dead

Mike Thalassitis was a young guy like most young guys that wanted a good life. Maybe the problem was his good life was built around the visions of those that design good lives based on sales of their TV show? Maybe his vision and dream had been impregnated by the sights of what others had…

SmartPhone DeadBrain

It’s 3:17 pm on a cold Friday in England. As I approach the school hundreds of children dressed in black flood out from the old school gates supported by the two huge old stone pillars. It looks like a mass of ants on the march as they all move in on mass in one direction…