Please help if you can…

Posted by Riaz on July 14, 2016 in Life |

THE SHORT VERSION My friend Charlotte is experiencing a lot of difficulties at this particular time in life. Her car is on its last legs, as is her cat. I want to help this dear friend of mine and pour a little hope and sunshine upon her life. THE LONG VERSION “Without friends, no one […]

Charlotte of York

Posted by Riaz on July 13, 2016 in Life |

I was messaging my friend Charlotte. She knew how low I felt after my previous weekend and invited me up to see her. North Yorkshire is a long way away from Avebury and I knew that financially I had little hope of scraping together the train or coach fare. “We can do the touristy thing,” […]

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Market Harborough (part 1)

Posted by Riaz on July 8, 2016 in Life |

“Let’s start at the very beginning,” sang Julie Andrews once upon a time as she sat by a lonely goatherd. Well, sometimes beginnings are boring. Sometimes it’s fun to start in the middle and then work backwards (or forwards) as your whim dictates. So this is justĀ another memory snapshot. In the course of writing my […]

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Posted by Riaz on July 5, 2016 in Uncategorized |

  HIDDEN   Hidden in shade my dreams and desires half-forgotten melodies hanging in the cloying air of July as the Earth, weighed by doubt, lets out a sigh. Soft river footsteps linger, unhurried memories I seek to understand. The sun rises over a sweet sympathetic land. Her silhouette, slipping free. A cherry blossom spring […]

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