Livings in Los Angeles. Closet Stories – The Hollywood Uniform


City Life, Creative Writing, Essays, Fashion, Livings In Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Mass Media, Urban Life

It’s true. Most transplants here in Los Angeles are quite obsessed with detecting and pointing out how different things are. I belong to them. One of the things that struck me immediately on my first visit to L.A. in 2006 was fashion – rather, the lack thereof. Despite fashion apparel being L.A.’s third biggest industry, […]

October 27, 2013

“When Love Falls Apart” and the Beauty of Melancholy


Creative influences, Creative Writing, Love, Lyrics, Music, Performing, Record releases, Recording Sessions, Songwriting, Writing

“A poet is a nightingale who sits in darkness and sings to cheer its own solitude with sweet sounds.”  ― Percy Bysshe Shelley Breaking up with someone you truly loved is one of the hardest things to do. To actively break up things, like dividing up furniture, pets, photos – and even friends – keeps […]

September 29, 2012

Livings In Los Angeles. Public Parks and Gardens and their Impact on Mental Health and the Creative Mind


Creative influences, Livings In Los Angeles, Los Angeles, Nature, Poetry, Writing

The title of my poem ‘Evaporated’ may not suggest it, but its imagery draws from the different and contrasting botanical areas at the Huntington Gardens in San Marino which has been one of my favourite place to visit ever since I first came to Southern California in 2005. The 207 acres of space, of which […]

September 8, 2011