Nick Christofides

Books, poetry and whimsical solos

Welcome to my blog, my poetry, some books and other things I like.

Nick Christofides
July 2020

Surf, Guitars and England - the rogue state.

Wales Online - Talking about The Border Reiver

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June 2020

The neoliberal era is ending. What comes next?

It's simple really...

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April 2020

POEM - That day in Torres Del Paine

The molasses quiet of the highlands pressing Heavy against my ears. Priorities redressing. While an early searing sun smarts my eyes...

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April 2020

Bookblog: Dersu The Trapper

While the cowboys did there thing in the West, Dersu was taming the Wild East - this Russian classic is his story.

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POEM - You Are The Magic Of Me

When the sun caresses drops of dew I see you, smiling at me. Like the mountains enduring view...

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POEM - The Forest

The hills, They’re all mine And I will stray from beaten Path, into the darkest depths.

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March 2020

POEM - Blind Faith In The Enemy Of Us.

You told us what we needed. That everything you did You did for us...

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March 2020

POEM - Take My Breath

As I stand above this land My hopelessness will splinter...

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March 2020

Book Blog: THE SHELTERING DESERT by Henno Martin

Looking for the ultimate social-distancing book? What about THE SHELTERING DESERT by Henno Martin. A wonderful story of personal conviction, survival and balance within the natural world…

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March 2020

POEM - The Nurse

Like every morning bright, she wakes for work But this is not the normal Hell, not like the others...

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March 2020

Book Blog: My Appetite For Destruction by Steven Adler

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March 2020

Book Blog: The American War By Omar El Akkad

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March 2020

Book Blog: Companero - The Life and Death of Che Guevara by Jorge Castaneda

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March 2020

POEM - Rely On YOU.

When times are tough, Life is rough and things go badly, If we respond with panic and stuff...

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March 2020

POEM - Cloud Nine

Disappointment comes to me And I to it. Eight clouds pass so fast As I topple from my perch...

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January 2010

A Little Poem

The world today moves at a faster pace and (potentially) more anxiety ridden for young people, but there are tools out there to give them more support and control over their well-being.

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