December, 2005

On A Train Somewhere In The Midlands

Posted on: December 28th, 2005 by robert No Comments

 

"It was the interests in life and the attempt to get life down on the pages which made me a writer - and then I discovered that, in many ways, I am standing on the outside of life."   Philip Roth

I've come to recognise these recurrent periods of unhappiness with razorsharp perspective now I'm older. I can overcome it, most of the time, and find a semblance of joy in certain things. But there again at times like this, it sneaks up on you without warning. And then you find yourself in the pit of despair again.... Read More