Gary Strachan – "Write" Said Fred

Off The Wall Essays From Deep Within A Capricious Mind

Archive for July 26th, 2017

Flotsam & Jetsam

Flotsam and jetsam, Debris influx, terra firma destination final Curlicue waves thine volition Calm post-storm wreckage; redemption from waves unruly Remnants in sanctuary, steadfast in surviving brow-beating.   Flotsam and jetsam, In esse despite torrid odyssey Plaudits deserved, unforgiving swell surfed Metaphor for weathering life’s fervid waves Perseverance essential; or no aftermath to sample.   Flotsam and jetsam, What will norn man’s debris include at conclusion? Venture horribilis to render his destination in situ sedimentary? […]

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Small Redesign, Big Consequence

Whatever happened to coin pockets on chinos? Up until a year or two back, chinos were my ‘go to’ preference in trousers, even usurping a fondness for donning denim jeans. I found them to be smart, comfortable, reasonably priced, and liked the fact they were available in a wealth of cuts and colours. Additionally, their versatility meant not only were they suitable for everyday wear, but also for evenings out when the dress code demanded […]

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