2011
07.29

Having just had my first child/baby, my wife put this poem to my attention. She was introduced to it in her high school years.
It is an African take on Europeans in their early encounters.
I think it personifies strangeness of Europeans in babies.
Brilliant and short poem – enjoy!

A baby is a European
he does not eat our food:
He drinks from his own water pot

A baby is a European
He does not speak our tongue:
He is cross when his mother understands him not.

A baby is a European
He cares little for others:
he forces his will on his parents.

A baby is a European
He is always very sensitive:
The slightest scratch on his skin results in an ulcer

2011
01.30
  • I need to chase up some client invoices! #whoppsy #duties #payUP #
  • mennnnnnnnn..,,,I don tire o! #
2011
01.16
  • RT: @Chiwy_ @Ebuka Overheard at gas station today; "If ur armpit no smell by evening, u neva hustle well well during the day!" #SufferHead #
  • I just signed up at http://t.co/vMlisEx for a chance to win a £50 voucher from any baby shop I choose. Also follow @mumsmall on twitter #
  • I just signed up at Mums Mall for a chance to win a £50 voucher from any of my favourite baby shops online http://t.co/1ZBeEx8 via @mumsmall #
2011
01.09
  • So…..I just got me a new pair of running shoes, 2 pairs of socks, new workout headphones, nike+ sensor, sensor pouch & an ipod armband! #
  • @tracyspykerman yep I'm definitely ready to go – I mean business! #
2011
01.02
  • What's popping folks! Gradually counting down to the end of 2010 #
  • 2010 – Mixed blessings – Gift & a Curse! #CantComplain #Life #
  • I just checked my Betfair 3 month P & L sheet – not looking pretty: I'm £199 in the red – Does this mean house always wins? #
  • I'd rather be hated for who I am, than loved for who I am not ~Kurt Cobain #
  • Shit – not slept yet! #
2010
12.19
  • I think I'm going to turn off twitter #
  • 9 Days to Christmas – bring it on! #
2010
12.12
2010
12.05
2010
12.04

Probably applies to a number of ‘”beliefs”

2010
11.29

Why Lord?
Why Lord?

Why do we have to wait?
Is what we await really great?
I’m not sure what you intend to create
But I pray that you give me faith

I’m no Abraham
I am only a simple man
I do all that I can
Simply waiting for you to give me guidance from a Psalm

As I wait patiently
My mind runs exponentially
But my heart paces slowly

Waiting to hear your Word
Please guide me oh Lord!

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This a was a poem I wrote in earlier today at church, whilst reflecting on the theme – which was the Advent and the essence of waiting/patience.