Storytime. The Visitors.

I have been writing fiction again. I felt compelled to share this 500 word story. Enjoy. I wake to find myself surrounded by aliens. I first check that I am not dreaming by pinching myself, as I often experience strange dreams (I really need to stop eating cheese before bed) I then wipe the dust … Continue reading Storytime. The Visitors.

Book Review. Happiness FM by Mary Dickins.

Internet, passwords Writers and artists A boss named Glenda and the questions asked by small children are some of what you will find in Happiness FM by Mary Dickins (Burning Eye Books). Poetry on recognizable subjects, with a playful and witty tone. The poems are light hearted, still with plenty of grit to them. Eco-Crime … Continue reading Book Review. Happiness FM by Mary Dickins.

Book Review. Times Squared by Rick Cross.

The Brigadier, and fiancée Sally Wright, are in New York on a holiday, with nephew Owain. This rapidly unravels as a non-holiday, as Sally’s friend Adrienne Kramer, who greets them off the plane, wants to ’talk shop’. The setting of New York makes a pleasing difference from the waters of the last story. Times Squared … Continue reading Book Review. Times Squared by Rick Cross.

Book Review. A Portable Paradise by Roger Robinson.

A Young Girl with a Dog and a Page Bartholomew Dandridge ca, 1725 oil on canvas perhaps because you and the dog have the same collar; perhaps, not for the first time, you know you are less important than the dog a darkness in the background, a dark and ghostly presence searing through history. In … Continue reading Book Review. A Portable Paradise by Roger Robinson.