This is a book of stories and poems about people.
The author has put together forty years of observations of children, adolescents and adults in situations of love, hate, obsession, conflict, harmony and disharmony - observations that have coloured his life and the lives of those around him.
'His face was gaunt and cadaverous, and partly covered by an unkempt grey beard that sprouted out of his face like steel wool. His sallow skin hung loosely on his face, neck and arms where the weight had dropped from his frame. His eyes were bloodshot and hollow.'