Archive for March, 2020

My Father, Wayne O’Neil

    My father died last Sunday morning. I was awakened by the call around 3 am. His partner Maya told me he’d passed away and I couldn’t find the words to respond. He’d been sick for the last two years. Cancer and chemo and his body hadn’t reacted well to both. Final diagnosis was […]

Conversational Anxiety

  Political Telephone Solicitor: “did you know your vote counts!?” Me: “counts for what?” PTS: “it’s your right for change!” Me: “ah, I keep voting, shit keeps getting worse.” PTS: “but imagine if you didn’t vote.” Me: “you wouldn’t call me?” PTS: “no, how bad everything could be!” Me: “it could be worse than this!?” […]