Short story: Coffee

I've reduced the number of works I'm making available on the site, in order to have a more honest go at having stuff published. This short story was written in July 2013, which seems a world away, and was put in front of the London Road Irregulars, which was a lovely support group that fizzled out... Continue Reading →

Funeral #fridayflash

#fridayflash, wordbunches on a Friday. I wrote this in a cafe last month, because felt guilty for not writing much, but I couldn't be bothered to revise it heavily. We need to come up for a word that means "enjoy" but suits more serious stuff. Answers on a postcard. Also, yesterday was my two-year blogging... Continue Reading →

Dawn #fridayflash

#fridayflash, wordbunches on a Friday. New for 2014: nothing. This week’s prompt is “the hill at dawn”. We sat on the hill, waiting for sunrise. The grass had frosted over, and street lamps shone from the valley below, a starcloth that muted the stars. You were sat with your kneees tucked under your chin, and your arms... Continue Reading →

Stranded #fridayflash

#fridayflash, wordbunches every Friday. Now with Soundcloud readings and guests. This week's prompt is "arriving somewhere unexpected". Send me your own #fridayflash piece - details at the bottom (under the read more). Dear darling, My dear, dear darling, I write to you in most perilous circumstances. My adventure has turned to misadventure. That is to say,... Continue Reading →

What I Did on My Holidays #fridayflash

Introducing #fridayflash, and its attendant unironic hashtag. New wordbunchings every Friday. Feel free to join in. Rules are your own. What I did on my summer holidays This summer, we headed for a fortnight in the south of France. This was a dreadful mistake. The weather was hot and muggy, few deigned to speak English... Continue Reading →

A Chapter of Writers

As a bonus for today, here's a post from Nick Palmer's blog about the writer's group we are both a part of, and I have failed to mention. It speaks truth. It has inspired me to keep plugging away at that play I've been guiltily referring to since last year, and is a wonderful group... Continue Reading →

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