Monthly Archives: December 2015

My Writing Day

What follows was intended as a competition entry, but they wanted 1000 words and there  wasn’t any more to say. I like to practise ’emotional economy’. The master of that is Colm Toibin, by the way. ‘My Writing Day’ or ‘What I did yesterday’ I lived other people’s lives, mainly. The lives of my imagined […]

Pretty awesome!

Am I alone in muttering ‘Aw shucks!’ and turning pinkish when WordPress tells me that another blogger considers my little unpublished short story or a few random reflections about writing to be ‘pretty awesome’? Couldn’t they just say the kind person ‘liked’ what I wrote? Certainly when I ‘like’ or  start to follow, it may […]

Tale of Tails

Found this unpublished and rather strange little story and thought it might brighten up my rather earnest blog. A Tale of Tails The famous surgeon Mr ‘Snippy’ Maloney was to be best man at his brother’s wedding. He went to Moss Bros to be measured up for a morning suit. There was a sad-faced rat […]