Monthly Archives: October 2016

Woo-Woo

In ‘The Time Machine’, H G Wells’ narrator says, “a queer notion of Grant Allen’s* came into my head, and amused me. If each generation die and leave ghosts, he argued, the world at last will get overcrowded with them. On … Continue reading

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Class Barriers

One of the problems we have in England is that everything is somehow related to social class. Leather, wool, cotton, meat, fish, and cheese are all somehow ‘higher class’ than artificial leather, fibres, and vegan or vegetarian food. It is … Continue reading

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Mr Short

“I’m Mr Short,” said the oddly proportioned man. He spoke in a strange, high pitched, rasping, whistling, and at times almost buzzing voice. Dad had already told me that one of his regulars was a ’Mr Short’ who had multiple … Continue reading

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Writers’ Block and Other Nonsense.

I never suffer from ‘writers’ block’ because if I run out of steam, I just draw or write music. I believe that other forms of art inform my writing. ‘A change is as good as a rest’, they say, and … Continue reading

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Night Enough For Dying

  It is night enough for dying, just Dark enough for closing eyes, There is breath enough for sighing, lust Emptying breasts that stall and die. Weep and little black coffins fall upon the leaves, Smudging the lives they left … Continue reading

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Sour Milk and Honey

Why do we say pain killer not pain soother isn’t it better to let pain leave in its own time than give it cause to dig in its heels? No room for pain so it pushes and shoves next we’re … Continue reading

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