Yesterday

Yesterday

As Dina Halkic entered the room of The Bully Zero Charity Ball ,which was held in Melbourne, Australia, over the weekend; a respectful silence swept across the 1000 plus crowd of celebrities, CEO’s, wait-staff and media. Rhonda Burchmore, Master of Ceremonies, embraced Dina as she so eloquently told the story of her son, Allem, who … Continue reading

Europe 2016

Europe 2016

There’s probably too much to tell, so I won’t bore you with too many details. Seven weeks, seven hundred thousand steps, seventy mosquitoes, seventeen art galleries, seven churches, eight countries, Great Britain, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Italy, Spain and Portugal. Make it nine countries, if you count the smallest country in the world, Vatican City. … Continue reading

The Telephone

The Telephone

The man had stopped speaking.  So had his wife. It started with a simple smily face, an emoticon. His wife had secured a job promotion. He replied with a hand-clap emoticon. She replied with a thumbs-up and a pink love heart. He felt loved. The man forgot his wife’s birthday. She sent him an angry face. … Continue reading

Match Point

Match Point

Each morning the man eats a stale piece of bread and writes his novel. He mumbles to himself, mouth filled with floury crumbs, “the only true artist is the starving artist.” He would then greet Newbould, the cockroach. “Morning Newbould. What does it feel like to be free?” At night, the man would reward himself … Continue reading

Broad City

Broad City

In the ’90s shows like Sex and the City and Ally McBeal filled the idiot boxes with career driven plots; money, status, and sleeping with guys from well established families, all the essential attributes of gold-digging. Out of the embers of the hipster movement of television shows; Girls, Portlandia, and the axed Party Down comes Broad City; a sitcom about two pot smoking twenty … Continue reading