Hopes and dreams

Poems, some used in songs

I wrote poems before discovering that I could use them as lyrics to my songs. This is a collection of the poems I’ve written from the time I tried to describe my first crush poetically until I attempted to capture special moments with words, Pablo Neruda style. Worn-out Levi’s jeans Your dusty tattered Mojo Beneath… Continue reading Poems, some used in songs

The Mothers Who Fled Marawi

Batabor remembered how she left home that day. Except for the intermittent sounds of gunfire, she thought her neighborhood was quiet.


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Like the waves

Scottish surfer travels to and fro, then settles in Hong Kong.

Has Vangvieng changed?

One year after the government closed the bars and put an end to drug outlets in Vangvieng, the village is struggling to get back to business. We spent a weekend.