Kate’s Tempest

I published this in early December, then accidentally deleted it. So here it is again. A good friend gave me a book for my 40th birthday Everything Speaks in its own Way, by Kate Tempest. On the night after my birthday party, a little dazed and bruised, I opened the book while waiting for a friend […]

British and alcoholic

The words alcohol and America don’t sit comfortably together in my mind. Understandably, since my father fell hard to alcoholism while living his last years in a kooky town on the Californian coast, which had only one way in, and one way out… He was also addicted to prescription drugs, which he bought by the […]