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Recent Songs and Books – An Update

I have just put out my version of Supergirl – so far, it does appear to be doing quite well and I’m pleased. But I also put out a couple of others recently that I also rather like… It’s My Life and This is your Song On the book front, I have not been so productive recently but the audio version of Chilling Tales did just come out and is selling very well. In fact, it is #90 in the Amazon.com supernatural category for audio books which is a rather nice debut. I also did a photo shoot recently with celebrated photographer Walter Novak – here are a couple more images…. If you like his work – please do follow him on twitter at @nikonwalter

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It’s Just a Song

It’s just a song Playing on the radio Crossing the planet On the airwaves It’s just a song A collection of words Pretending To be poetry Yet it evokes Such thoughts Such passions Patterns in life Streaming visions Other possibilities Touches the soul Makes the whole Ignites the embers As mind remembers It’s just a song A throw away item As plastic as can be But it sets me free          

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When It Just Seems Dark

For the last months I have felt as if I simply wait to die. I have no interest in anything. I see negative everywhere. I sit and try to plan – after all I’m single these days – I can do or be anything that I want right – but I don’t actually know what I want! I spent a lifetime knowing what I wanted and achieving and now, I can’t plan a day ahead and if I do, I can’t be bothered to do it anyway. I want to sleep but my sleep is full of dreams that are painful and wake me up. Everything seems magnified and more difficult than it should be. I have also noticed that I have been shedding ‘friends’ at exactly the point when

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What’s On the Menu? Apparently, Me!

I have been asked many times ‘What is Magic?’ It’s a tough question to answer. This weekend though, I think I experienced all aspects of magic. There was the magic of a friendship of many years finally given quality time, there was the magic of a new and almost instantaneous new friendship, there was the magic of late night joyful discussions over alcohol and cigarettes, there was the magic of tears – mostly through sheer joy (but maybe also through an England berth in a world cup semi-final), there was the magic of the Earth and small rituals, there was the magic of renewal and cleansing, there was the magic of a heartfelt prayer answered immediately in a surprising way, there was intuition, strange coincidence, and much more….there was even

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Should I Podcast?

I have been wondering about doing a podcast for a while now – something creepy perhaps? What do you think? Something like this – a video I did a couple of years ago now. Podcasting may be a little easier than building the video so maybe I will give it a try. Meanwhile – pop over to My Haunted Life Too for a bunch more terrifying ghost stories….

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Resurrection

The darkness crept in like a thief in the night It came from an unexpected source It clouded my judgement It froze the blood in my veins Its hard to see in the dark All you can do is try to feel the pain   Pushing, pushing darkness away The source of my pain The lady who lit me up Stole my light bit by bit The fire she started was never for me But only for her   The dawn is breaking over my heart And the embers of love still remain There to be fueled and burst aflame But not by her, not ever again The darkness and all that pain Is passing as I live again.        

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The Early Years Released

The Early Years – my first foray into music is now released and available digitally on most music sites… do give it a listen!

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Do you think that would sell?

So who shouts the loudest? Am I getting through? Satisfying you Seeking an audience So very hard Need to sell my soul Or get a little luck Nip and tuck My way to fame I have ambition And I’d sell for cheap Until contrition Set in and spoiled it Tweet and turn Leave a mark In indelible ink Or a coffee stain By the kitchen sink Listen, I got stuff to tell Ghosty ghoulies Scary as hell Do you think that would sell?

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Infinity

Sometimes You just need to laugh Life Irony It’s a just a cold bath You think you are in control You think it’s all about you But fate says, hey Wake up! It’s not about you But me You see I am you reflected Projected Onto a silver screen You wanna laugh? You wanna scream? Don’t – it’s just a silly dream The things you do The things you say Irrelevant anyway Just another way For Fate to have her evil way Laugh Cry It’s all the same to me I am, your are, you see? We are one and in a dream Life Death The coldness of reality Brutality Expressed One way or another You will discover It’s just lame No blame All the same A song to infinity

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The Stripper

For many years, I drove everyday – at least once and sometime twice – from The woodlands, TX to the center of Houston. In all of that time, I would listen to the radio and curse that most often, the song played would be never said. I hate that. Anyway, recently, I found out that many of the songs that I enjoyed were by a British band called Bush. Yep- almost all those songs that I itched to know – who? Bush! Strange. There I am in the US and its British music I adore – though I didn’t know it then. It reminds me of a trip I made there for a week and the Partner of our firm took me – somewhat reluctantly – to a strip club.

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