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Alice was a junkie. Heroin was the drug of choice. She overdosed once and went into a coma. No one came to visit her in the hospital, no one cared. Doctors considered switching the machines off. Only one doctor refused, she felt pity for the junkie. …


That’s me

I was invited by Quy Ma to write a small autobiography. I hesitated for a long time, I prefer to tell a story that occurs in my mind than a story about myself.

I was born in two countries simultaneously, the USSR and The Soviet Republic of Lithuania. …


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I will miss lying in the bed after a long day of work.

I will miss the morning’s cup of coffee. And I will miss the smell of tobacco of a good cigar or a pipe.

I will miss the face of my love. I will miss the girl who…


A short exploration of my mind and suspicion of being mentally ill.

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Almost every evening I take the dog for a short walk. I must admit that walking on the same streets, checking the same windows and pubs is a monotonous endeavour.

The dog needs to be walked and I need to be entertained. I smoke a spliff on these walks, weed…


My friend looked for the truth and he found the answer

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I have a friend, a good friend. He is a recovering alcoholic with passions. He is into models. No, not the catwalk models but aeroplanes and trains.

The other passion he is into is aliens and all stuff related to aliens. Ancient civilisations, Bible, hidden history…

We can talk about…


When sadness comes without a reason

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Tell me something I don’t know. Tell me something new, open the wisdom eye on my forehead. Tell me the truth of a liar.

We build our reality around mundane things and assume that it is the truth.

Waking up at the end of summer, in the last days of…


The title is for you to get angry and write a comment without reading the piece. And then block me.

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Did I get your attention? Or AI hid the piece on the bottom of the bottomless Internet?

I am not a virologist or biologist. I am not going to talk about experimental medicine in this piece.

I am going to talk about the current situation from the point of view…


I hit the wall. Not a thing comes to the head to write about. I know the reasons. My daytime job exhausts me mentally. Sometimes I feel how my brain…

Darius Butkevicius

A man, Lithuanian immigrant in the UK. Amateur writer. https://linktr.ee/DariusButkevicius

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