Let’s call it what it is — institutionalised racism and bigotry directed at black people, a complete disregard of the sanctity of human life, the increasing militarisation of a police force, the growth of fascism and the rise of and increasingly authoritarian regime and of course increased political corruption.

Is…

A poem that can become all to real about COVID-19.

My fingers achingly

Trace a path in the airImagining your fingertips

Touching tentatively

A fleeting apparition

No longer there.

So inconsequentially it began

Yet another far off disease

Affecting others overseas

Drowned out by incessant noise

Dismissed by the…

A poem about dementia and old age

Remember Me

Currently a Royal Commission is underway uncovering truths that cannot be ignored on our treatment and our readiness to support some of the most vulnerable in society.

Remember me
Remember me
For my life is fading
Remember me
My glorious years
Bittersweet distant memories
So precious
They melt…

A five poems series about financial exclusion.

Just a quick warning that the first story which is around a domestic violence survivor is a little graphic so please skip, if you think this will offend.

The Cycle Continues

Can you not see that the cycle continues?

Despite all our good intentions.

That little changes?

Ivy — A domestic violence and…

A poem about why technologists should apply their might to solve big social issues.

A beloved father

Eyes so wild

Manic.

Screaming at the world.

His family slowly disintegrating around him.

Helplessly, watching on.

A young daughter

Her innocence lost.

Clutching her beloved teddy

Stares vacantly ahead.

As her uncle…

“Intellectual growth should commence at birth and cease only at death.”
Albert Einstein

Keeping up with technology is always challenging and there is never enough time in the day. One strategy is to listen to podcasts while on the go.

Here are some of the podcasts that I find…

Vinod Ralh

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