The land before time

A new year has emerged, and it’s apparently 2018. I often find myself in wonder of what it was like before time had a calendar; when seconds were happening; when minutes were moments; when days were set only in the sun’s passing glory. Just in the way that the rest of our blessed animal kingdom…

Outside in

Listen to Outside on #SoundCloud https://soundcloud.com/mark-thompson-109/outside-in Animals are we From land to sea Instinctive players Revolving layers Set aside the quickened stride And bring the glee In we Taking me Across the sea Through sojourned places And new found races Faces Walking paces Slowed To stop. And cop. A breath And feel The real Mystic…

‘Smart’ phones, dumb people?

In a relatively short space of time, smart mobile devices have become almost a necessity in our day to day life.  The adoption of these devices increases each year and a recent survey found that ‘70 per cent of Australians own either a smartphone or tablet device’ (Deepend 2014, p. 10), with the majority of…