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…

The Intuative Year

This will be my last Monday in Tbilisi for a while. Almost five months to the day we arrived here. Almost five months to the day we go home as three with our new baby installed and downloading! A lot of you asked how can I stay over here for five months? The answer is…

Reconciliation

Is always reconciliation possible? My father’s father left home when my own father was a baby. Never once in almost 20-years did he see tor have any contact with his father. One day in a working man’s pub in Edinburgh a man that knew my father shouted for him to come over. The man was…