Dave O'Neil

Dave O'Neil

It’s Magic

There is something to a city at night. There is an underlying feeling of wonder, almost like it provides a blanket under which you can wrap yourself. There is a life different from that which one can see and feel during the day. At night the city comes alive, out from the corners it comes, the sounds and smells are different, the people without the concern of day come out of themselves.
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My Demons

There is no cure for that which awaits me every night, no relief from what I cannot see yet fear with every waking hour of the day. There is no escape from the fingers, pointing, accusing, judging, the ever-burning question I ask myself time and time again, what, if anything, could I have done.
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Stormy Night

“When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.”
― Haruki Murakami

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The Fat Bastard

The Fat Bastard – AKA The Empurrer Tobias The 1st, or just Toby is my Cat.  I’m not sure why but all the Cats I have owned have always had some character that is entertaining or bloody well annoying and Toby seems to have beat them all.  TFB does four things really well but are not uncommon traits for cats; Eating, Sleeping, Shitting and Eating again.  He constantly begs for food or steals it from me or the cupboard.
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As I See It

It was an unusually dark night even with the multitude of city lights casting their glow over the river. I stood there looking down from the bridge, mesmerised by the reflections given off by the river below…..
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Springbook Australia

Springbrook is a mountain and plateau area, in Springbrook National Park, Queensland, Australia. Bush trails lead to Springbrook Mountain. The park is part of the Gondwana Rainforest, home to wildlife including koalas and rare birds. Dramatic Purling Brook Falls can be viewed from a suspension bridge below. The Twin Falls cascade into 3 rock pools. Nearby, the Natural Bridge was formed by the force of a waterfall.
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