Monthly Archives: February 2011

Outside the comfortable zone

UPDATE – Here’s me on stage at the event (pic courtesy of Bad Language Dan): Last night I stepped on a stage for the first time since playing Joseph in the nativity aged nine and read out (with a little

Posted in Bad Language Open Mic Night

A Short Piece About Modern Love

A text from her. “I’m listening to Camera Obscura. Can’t stop thinking of you. Is that weird?” My head says: “It’s not weird. You have history with those songs. You’re friends now, that’s all.” My heart does a foxtrot and

Posted in A Short Piece About Modern Love, My Original Fiction

Foreheads bring you power

  The people have spoken: the fringe is dead. We’re now in an age were the forehead rules. Gone from power are floppy-haired politicians such as Major and Hesletine, now we have smooth-faced men with vast expanses of flesh below

Posted in Foreheads, Thoughts and Things, Uncategorized

Download all three parts of Bamboo for FREE

I’ve collated all three parts of Bamboo and converted into a pdf so can you can read at your leisure. I would supply an epub file but WordPress doesn’t support this yet.

Posted in Housekeeping

Enough of ennui

Ennui is one of those words that every time I read it I can never remember what it means. Further reading of the sentence or paragraph doesn’t help me work it out either. Its usage seems to have spread like

Posted in Ennui, Thoughts and Things

The Crapness of Modern Day TV Quizzes

TV quizzes used to be great. The hosts would indiscriminately fire questions at contestants like a Gatling gun with diahorrea. The likes of 15 to 1, Blockbusters and University Challenge knew their audience and pitched questions perfectly and quickly, so

Posted in Thoughts and Things

Bamboo – Part 3

John Bradshaw’s reign of terror continued past Christmas and into the New Year and without fail, Lloyd continued to ignore any provocation that came his. After a while John moved onto other targets where he would get more of a

Posted in Bamboo - Part 3, My Original Fiction