Category: Zen

  • Everything Changes

    Everything Changes

    A link to my songs on Bandcamp that I wrote some time ago and recorded last year along with Dafydd as Mwgwd https://mwgwd.bandcamp.com/

  • Opening Chapter Dec 2001

    Opening Chapter Dec 2001

    This is something I wrote in 2001, that’s nearly twenty-one years ago as I write this. It’s either genius or a piece of shit. I suppose it could even be both. You decide! (or not, I don’t care)

  • Coming Out of Lockdown

    Coming Out of Lockdown

    Oil on canvas 15/6/2020 – 60cm x 50cm / 24″ x 20″ Painted between April and June 2020 during the Covid lockdown. On display in The Wholefood Shop Cardiff  and for sale at the right price. The painting was started as a pure abstract, in the sense that there was a blank canvas, a random […]

  • More Reflections in a Bin

    Here’s a short video clip set on/in a bin Taken the same time as the photo in a previous post, i.e. March 16th, at the beginning of lockdown

  • The Flying Boy

    I recently completed writing a new novel. The title of the book is ‘Skin and Bones’ . More news on that soon, but in the meantime here is an update on a major work-in-progress. It’s a book with the working title of ‘The Flying Boy’. The title refers to a recurring dream I used to […]

  • Corona Response Team (Painting)

    Started this at the beginning of lockdown – been fiddling with it since – finally finished it yesterday (April 24 2020) Painted on a charity shop frame and mount Related Posts:Sam – New PaintingMosaic #81022 New Painting

  • New Face – Pedro

  • It’s a collage

    It’s a collage

    It’s a collage, that’s what it is, it’s a coll-fucking-age

  • writer or painter?

    if I don’t paint I can’t write, in fact if I don’t paint I lose the plot . . . it takes a while, months, sometimes longer, but here it comes again . . . sorry, got to go and paint . . . if anything decent comes out of my forthcoming painting session I’ll […]

  • Random Words of Today Podcast

    Random Words of Today Podcast

    Random Words of Today ***** and while we’re at it, this is another little random podcast from the other day it’s called RE: Tories Left Right etc. ***** and yet another recoded just an hour or so ago this one is Art Light Love Universe ***** Related Posts:Podcast, September 10th 2022 – Sorrow

  • Art Exhibition – Llanover Hall and Behind the Tele

    Here’s a photo of my painting Autumn Show, on the wall in Llanover Hall, Cardiff for their 50th anniversary exhibition . Available to purchase at the special price of £450 until July 26th 2019 Autumn Show – 2016 – acrylic on canvas – 1200mm x 1000mm and here’s a very different painting on the same […]

  • Okey Dokey

    Okey Dokey

    Don’t ask . . . . . . Here’s some sort-of abstract works instead

  • Flashes Stars Hearts – Paint Art

    bit of doodling mindlessly using Microsoft Paint At the end of the day detangle me

  • an Ordinary Bloke writes about music

    an Ordinary Bloke writes about music

    Transcript below Music is like the wind – it’s just there. Remember that I’m not saying that making music is easy, far from it – making music is very difficult – I know that there are tens of thousands of very talented musicians in the UK and at least thousands in Wales – and I […]

  • Interjection

    Interjection

    (Interjection on Wednesday November 18th 2015 – as I’m typing this into a Word document ready to be copied into the book that this will end up in. The interjection is this – is it possible that an intelligent person could practise a skill – say, like writing, for decades, and write countless words until […]

  • The Hidden Manifesto

    The Hidden Manifesto

    From the book “To Me” The Hidden Manifesto. Premise: Most of what everyone does is unnecessary and harmful. Stop doing what is unnecessary Abolish money Grow or forage for your own food Cook your own food Make your own clothes Build your own shelters Help each other to do this Have fun Use or abuse […]

  • This just happened

    This just happened

    A big black fly fell dead from the sky. It hit me in the eye. This isn’t a lie. ***** (Here’s the proof)

  • Something New

    Something New

    There seems to be nothing there, but there are the uncountable billions of past experiences in this or other lives. Then there are the uncountable possibilities of future experiences plus of course the endless experiences occurring now. And out of this nothing something new has to emerge . . .  

  • This is it

    This is it

    This, of course, is to no one. This is just me babbling in the dark, somewhere in the depths of the universe. This is no where. I am no one. But – things go on, around me, inside me, in other places I can’t imagine right now but may become known, in a small way, […]

  • Pandora – a new acrylic painting 1000mm x 1200mm

    Pandora – a new acrylic painting 1000mm x 1200mm

    Same size canvas as Namaste and Sister Liz Related Posts:Sam – New PaintingMosaic #81022 New PaintingCorona Response Team (Painting)