August 30, 2019

Banned!

By David Haldane Aug. 29, 2019   It was a day of darkness. It began, as many do, with a leisurely morning surf along the teeming […]
August 22, 2019

Alarm!

By David Haldane Aug. 22, 2019   The end of the world began with a burp. It was 8 a.m. when I was awakened by the […]
August 15, 2019

Chaos

By David Haldane August 15, 2019   It was three a.m. when my call finally went through. At work in California where it was still daylight, […]
July 18, 2019

Tangled Legs

By David Haldane July 18, 2019   This morning I awoke with a foot in my mouth. It wasn’t the first time; in fact, it’s been […]
June 20, 2019

My Kingdom for a Corkscrew

By David Haldane June 20, 2019   It’s called a corkscrew. Back in the US where I come from, they are as common as, well, mosquitos […]
April 9, 2019

Dogs, Roosters and Bad Karaoke

By David Haldane April 4, 2019   I was suddenly awakened by a howl in the night. Somewhere close, a dog was complaining. But it wasn’t […]
March 18, 2019

Jerome

  By David Haldane March 18, 2019 His name was Jerome. For about three months, he was our driver. Now he’s not and I am once […]
September 6, 2018

Brownout

By David Haldane Sept. 6, 2018 It always happens at the most inopportune time. You’re having dinner with friends about to make a point that, you […]
August 30, 2018

Window

By David Haldane Aug. 30, 2018 The house is far from finished. There are loose wires everywhere, piles of wet cement, floors that need tiling and […]
August 23, 2018

The Chaos of Change

By David Haldane Aug. 23, 2018 The surprising thing about it is that it’s never constant. It shows up at the most inopportune times, buzzing in […]
August 10, 2018

Making it Real

By David Haldane Aug. 10, 2018 It was as if my entire life hung on the strength of a flickering Internet signal. One more minute of […]
June 21, 2018

Insanity

By David Haldane June 21, 2018 The message was simple, but it took me by surprise. “I love you, Dad. I just called to tell you […]