Excuses! Excuses!

Excuses! Excuses!

Of course, I did try to get some writing done this week. I started early on Tuesday morning, turned on my computer – at least that’s what I intended – only to discover the power was off. Won’t be long I said and started scribbling a few notes....
Silence in the Night

Silence in the Night

I wake from slumbers: dreamscapes, warmth. It is silent. Almost. Darkness absorbs me with soft gentleness; I feel its surrounding blackness: it is near, but distant; warm, yet cold; strong, but weak; strange, but familiar. The Silence whispers, uncertainly; soft...
Le Tour

Le Tour

The snake slithers gracefully downhill, its sinuous tail curling through countless hairpin bends; its increasing speed exhilarating the freewheeling, braking, pedalling riders. Each one determined and passionate, their faces etched with excitement; then agony, sinews...
The Theft

The Theft

My name is Flavia Holmes, the local police officer. You reported a theft and I’m here to investigate it. What happened? I am John Smith and I live in Sydney. To escape the madness of that city I’ve come to Richmond and this B&B. Early today, I went to...
Smoko

Smoko

We used to exercise about once a year. Now I don’t mean a session of P.T., I mean an event where a bunch would go to a caving area and put into practice rescue techniques in an actual cave. The people involved were from two groups. There were the cavers, of...
Brown’s Laws

Brown’s Laws

We are faced with a thousand rules To guide wise men, be obeyed by fools. But I’ve a secret and I’ll expound it “Where there’s a rule, there’s a way round it.” Problems come in great profusion Needing some sort of solution So solve the problems, really nobble ’em But...