“What the fuck is this Irving?! Is this Heroin?! Did you bring fucking HEROIN into my prison?!” His irate voice was like Dave Chappelle’s white guy impersonation. It was a piece of tissue paper they’d given me to clean the ink off my fingers from the third set of prints they’d taken while I was … Continue reading The Meck
The maxim and command: 'leave your ego at the door' is doubtless familiar to anyone who has been through the door of a Jiu-Jitsu academy. It might be considered a sacred commandment of BJJ. Ostensibly it’s very good advice, if somewhat trite, that we must free ourselves to err in order to make progress. The … Continue reading Leave your ego at the door?
When you imagine being a prizefighter, your mental imagery is probably cribbed from HBO 24/7 boxing montages and UFC all access. Thrilling, action packed moments of excitement and glory. It’s mostly just waiting around though, in varying degrees of discomfort. I can’t move my neck. I’ve had to cradle my head between both hands in … Continue reading Euston