SHADOWS ON THE SEA

In the beginning There’s a village not far from me called Capel-le-Ferne. Its name derives from the phrase ‘Chapel in the Ferns’. Proud locals often call it ‘The Village in the Clouds’. The rest of us call it ‘Capel-Le-Fog’ because it’s high up and every so often you can’t see a single thing there when [...]

DON’T HATE THE PLAYER, HATE THE GAME

A local cemetery I never knew existed DON'T HATE THE PLAYER, HATE THE GAME I liked you so much betterWhen your story was untoldNow you go backward looking forwardBelieving all that glitters is really gold You keep your demons in a suitcaseAn arrow in your heartYou’re crying out for plan BBut the game has yet [...]

NUMBER 85

Yesterday at the farm down the road I had a chat with Number 85. We got on OK but our conversation was a one-sided affair. Because of that I thought I’d ask the lamb a few easy questions. It went like this. “What would you call a long rigid piece of metal?” The lamb answered, [...]

AN EMPTY HALL

This spoof mag cover from about ten years ago was found in a pile of old stuff. I’d almost forgotten it, and my long hair and glasses back then when making music was just that - making music. AN EMPTY HALL I never saw the crossroads on last year’s mapShould I take the left turn [...]

GINNY

Photography by Bjorn Looss -  Model is Guinevere van Seenus GINNY It wasn’t the dragonIt wasn’t MerlinIt wasn’t the jesterNor his old tambourine It wasn’t the French knightThey called LancelotNor evil Morgan le FayAnd the fall of Camelot Dark Age’s disastersRound table no moreLe Morte d'ArthurLady of the Lake came ashoreShe took care of ExcaliburKept [...]