These voices in my head often mock me.
Sometimes they whisper sweet nothings.
Sometimes they become a torrent.
Mesmerising and overwhelming.
Sometimes they are downright stubborn
And won’t repeat a gem I’ve found awe-inspiring.
And sometimes they are loudest when
I have no way of recording what they’re saying.
- Nail biting, a habit or a compulsion?On a recent, thankfully short, train journey I couldn’t but overhear a conversation between two fellow passengers, a young couple who seemed to be having a bad moment. While she hurled accusations in hushed tones, he decided to resort to nail-biting rather than replying and, from the looks of things, it wasn’t his first time … Continue reading Nail biting, a habit or a compulsion?
- A Life For ResearchA Short Story Their field of research was ‘Screaming as Communication among humans and animals’ but they’d long been dubbed The Scream Seekers – ‘as if we were a rock band’ – Alan Meadows had once remarked. He and his psychologist wife Sonya had dedicated years to researching the interaction of screaming in the human, … Continue reading A Life For Research