Writing

Possibly serious, poetic or tongue-in-cheek. This might be the window to my soul.

Urban hunters

Faces in a crowd… or pictures at an exhibition? Nuances of light and shade, of substance and form,…

Memories of snow

The snow of childhood was different. It was gentle, magical. Huge snowflakes (they were this big) floating down from an even, grey sky.

Notes on the development of language

“Uh.” / “M.” / These are arguably two of the very first utterances by our early ancestors … Let’s imagi…

A little something to keep me going

John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich, sits with a few choice companions – all movers and shakers (either that or just rich and idle). He is h…

Old Gods

Zeus, in the Big Chair, handing out all the responsibilities: "OK, Aphrodite, you’ll be in charge of all the beautiful people, a…

haiku challenge

downy ear-lobe … / bedtime smile / by crackling logs

A serene cacophony

Quiet chatter and bustle.The urgent sound of milk being forced into action for a capuccino. And again. In the background (it’s all ba…

Breath

Six word story: Your breath…

My Nation

My Nation is better than your nation. / My God is greater than your god. / My Name is more noble than your name. / My Flag flies higher tha…

The Struggle to Destiny

Gentle knights, comfort us with your presence. / We are yet untouched, though our safety is shattered;

In pursuit of bodily harm

Horses and fishing rods. At first glance, they don’t seem to have much in common. One’s got legs and can run like the clappers;…

If only…

He orders a second coffee, and something decadent from the counter display. Caffeine and chocolate. Both ‘c’ words; like ‘…

If only… the story continues

There was a brief lull in the conversation … he did happen to lift his eyes off the page for a moment, in time to see her step through the …

The garden

Is that the time? Look where the sun is now! The day’s just flying past. Ah well, why should I worry – it’s not as if I have to…
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