A bit of introspection on the train home…

My character & the coin

I had a relationship with patience.

She would calm me with a pause before my lips.

When hunger emptied my core, she’d fill it with a soft aroma.

Any doubts that lay with me, she could cast away with one question.

But i never loved her.

My head was turned – i saw a beauty that promised to fulfil my every desire.

We would sweat & our bodies sore caressing spherical wants. She made me a better player than i was.

Wrapped up warm in front of a fire we poured every fantasy into pages that turned over quietly – perpetually, like her, like me. She made me a better writer than i was.

She was the opposite of patience, a constant need for the now. However, i couldn’t have known one without the other.

My greatest weakness, becomes my greatest strength – two sides, same character, same coin.

By Alpha Cauwenbergh

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Part 2, 3 & 4 of my Interview With Blogger, presenter  and journalist Antoine Allen 

Why are people becoming less religious?

 

What are your experiences growing up as a Black Man in Britain?

 

Why did you leave The Congo?

Sneek peak of my first video interview 

Had the pleasure of being invited by viral Blogger, Presenter and Journalist to do a no holds barred  interview about my debut novel. He took the time to delve into my thoughts on the many challenging themes the book explores. Look out for the full one! Will be an eye opener 😁🎥📖📹  

My first radio interview!

  
I’m very excited to announce that i will be doing my first ever RADIO INTERVIEW this Friday at 1pm on The Simmy King Show for Wandsworth Radio! We will be discussing my debut novel #TheAtheist and the inspirations for writing it in great detail! Hopefully this candid interview will give listeners an unprecedented insight into me as person, writer and creative spirit – giving a glimpse into what life experiences shaped all the above! 

Direct link to listen: http://www.wandsworthradio.com/profile/simone-king/
(If using a phone – must insert headphones)

You can also listen live via ‘Tunein Radio’ app (no headphones required, but may not work for those abroad)

Also to celebrate this i will be doing a VERY SPECIAL PROMOTION on my book, the details of which will be revealed tomorrow!

Check out my first ever interview with author & writer extraordinaire Munir Bello 

Interview – where we spoke about my writing history, inspirations for the book & how to write an ‘adult scene’! click on the link to read in full.