Category Archives: memories

Buenos Aires 4 Out of the City, into the Delta.

To The Port My first trip organised by Nick Thomson Destinations Travel Edinburgh and first out of the city was a boat trip through the Tigre Delta. On arrival back at the hotel the previous day, I had my instructions … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires 3 Inspiration for a Poem

More Trips My first Monday in Buenos Aires, a city I was falling in love with at every corner, I did two trips. A city tour in the morning, giving more opportunity to explore places I had only glimpsed from … Continue reading

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The Poet’s Address to the Hacker (Bilingual)

Dear Mr hacker, thank you for wanting to be my friend, and friend of my friends, and friend of the friends of my friends. Into my life sudden and swift, arriving with your dirty tricks disguised and distorted, I made … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires 1 The Beginning

Ticking things off the bucket list is one of life’s most satisfying achievements and in January 2017 I did, by travelling to a Spanish speaking country, other than Spain where I lived for twenty three years. There were several on … Continue reading

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Liberation ( Bilingual)

Dim distant dawns, pleasure yet pains. Marred muddled memories, a late player in a dangerous destructive game. A sacrificial lamb with sins shames pushed over, pushed off, pushed in. Twisted, tainted, thoughts drilled into the mind. Sensitive, guilt laden confrontation. … Continue reading

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The Disappeared / Los desaparecidos (bilingual)

Bustling, busy, beautiful, Buenos Aires. A tourist trip drops into the square, The Pink House of power, walls tainted in blood, from beginning. A soothsayer’s prediction of future crimes? Los desaparecidos, los desaparecidos. Bustling, busy, beautifu,l Buenos Aires. A tourist … Continue reading

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The Power of Poison (bilingual)

The drops of Venom formed rivers of terraced wounds. Wounds relentlessly, mercilessly, whiplashed, time and time again. The hierarchy of attitudes obscured a yardstick of valueless rituals. Rituals of no appreciation, no respect thrust time and time again. The illusions … Continue reading

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