Author Archives: Andrew V

Stolen Car

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy All work and… Haha, no I’m not quite there yet. I like a little added pressure for getting things done … Continue reading

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Existentialisms

A little inspiration does help with the writing and the other night stirred things up nicely. As it happened: I’m looking at a silver slither of a moon against the dying light; darkest orange, green and blue. It’s hanging real … Continue reading

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It ain’t me: Author’s update #1

The best thing for me about the top-floor apartment I’m staying in is the view of the neighbourhood and, well, just the open sky, which is actually quite a rare sight back home. This also means that the sunset never … Continue reading

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Nope, I still don’t do politics

Donald Trump’s political vision is bad enough but the media hoo-ha surrounding his presidential candidacy (and any other) is all down to the many millions of people engrossed in the sham that they call the ‘democratic’ process. That’s the real … Continue reading

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Right to the Source

I was waiting for a bus home the other evening on a busy dual carriageway. I was the only pedestrian around for miles it seemed (Cypriots aren’t much for walking). The sun, also on its last stretch, kind of put … Continue reading

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A’changin’ times: A virtual commentary

I’m now half-way through my stay abroad and I can honestly say that I hardly miss a thing from back home, which is great actually. But there is one thing I crave—and this is going to sound silly—video games! It’s … Continue reading

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Nothing but the truth

The moralizing on this blog may lead some readers to ask about any religious beliefs and after the previous post I feel that there’s an early opportunity here to get some things straight on the topic of faith and also … Continue reading

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The space in between

The Mediterranean sun sure livens things up and you’ll often hear a domestic squabble, schoolkids running riot or a fit of road rage through a car window. The locals roll their eyes, chuckle or make the most of it in … Continue reading

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Heartache and half-truths

The sky out my window has just turned black with storm clouds and there goes the first rumble of thunder, right this minute as I begin to draft this post; (it’s been some winter over here). I don’t know if … Continue reading

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R-E-S-P-E-C-T—Sock it to me

In case you’re wondering about that stamped badge on the sidebar, no I haven’t actually declined an invitation to the limelight (notwithstanding my current WordPress blog post count of three). Rather, it’s an open symbol of my dissent in some … Continue reading

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