It seems only reasonable I should show my appreciation for the author’s gift by giving something of myself in return for the stimulation and enjoyment he has been kind enough to provoke in me.
The winds of love blow cold. Stories in six words or less . . .
The Stitch in time is one of a number of discoveries made by the intrepid adventurer Captain Jack in the third Millenium.
Impotence is a metaphor for the modern age “Charlie wanted it loud. Loud enough to jumpstart the city, startle it back to the life he thought he could remember. He cupped his hands over his ears and worked his lungs like industrial bellows, sucking every last molecule of oxygen from the space confined by those […]
Shopping for necessities in a supermarket, I scampered up and down the aisles in something of the manner of a blind man negotiating traffic, at other times with the twirling step of a matador but always grinning smugly as I brushed aside such delights as chocolate coated raisins, honey oat biscuits and stuffed vine leaves – […]
There were once three brothers, piggy-wigs all. Although they were quite cute when they were piglets, with their tiny little trotters and shiny pink noses, they grew up to be boisterous and troublesome. By the time they were teenagers, their Dad had reached the end of his tether with their raucous misbehaviour and constant squabbling […]
Random annoyances, incidental accidents and chance mistakes cause more upset in our lives than the catastrophes. Big catastrophes: Death, debilitating disease, mental disorder or redundancy – at least one of these will affect all of us at some stage in our lives. Somehow, though, when they strike we manage to cope don’t we? We unearth […]