Just for fun, I recently wrote this short sort-of-story. I’m not usually into crime and detective writing but who knows, it was enjoyable enough that something might come of it one day. Enjoy.
Drizzle misted the face of the water as we pushed off from the shore. We had hardly been gone fifteen minutes when the canoe’s nose began to drift dangerously close to the rocky bank but it would be fine. It was not fine.
Death, be not proud, though some have called thee Mighty and dreadful, for thou art not so; For those whom thou thinkst thou dost overthrow Die not, poor Death… It feels as though it shouldn’t happen on sunny days and yet it inevitably does. People seem to make a point of passing away under … More Holy Sonnet X
An undisclosed location Somewhere off the East Coast of Uganda To whom it may concern, Please accept this letter as a formal notice of the resignation of my post with your esteemed company, effective as of the moment the ink dries upon the page (and just to be sure I have used my very own … More An Open Letter of Resignation
You probably already know that your hearing can affect your balance. It’s all quite interesting really and you can find out more here. If you didn’t know: hearing can affect your balance which is why you can end up with the wobbles when you have a cold or an ear infection. The question is: Will … More Midweeks on Mute: A Case of the Jack Sparrows
Beethoven, Mandy Harvey, Janine Roebuck, Dame Evelyn Glennie, The Hi-Notes, Angie Miller, Pete Townshend. What do they all have in common? They’re musicians! And…?
Sometimes you just want to get on with your work. But the nurse on duty was being polite and asking what I studied. Then his moustache twitched excitedly and his eyes lit up and out poured a tale of world travel and priest training and the joy of hermeneutics. A discussion of Mary as co-redemptrix … More On Being Heard