Monthly Archives: October 2013

I Have Friends


Allow me to show you a picture of one of my dearest friends. Whether in rain or shine, he will smile at me with the merest click of the keyboard  🙂 . He is a small round yellow  head of few words. To be … Continue reading

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Social Vertigo with Cowardice. The Adventures of the Comtess de Pravité


The Comtess de Pravité, a noted thrill seeker in her youth, had morphed slowly into a settled and plumpy life style quietly funded by her husbands inherited wealth. Of late she had, despite her advancing years, been seen out with a number … Continue reading

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A Moment of Elegance


I am a naturally exuberant character. I treat the world as my village, and will talk to almost anybody, apart from those like mass murderers whose company is reputed to be bad for your health, but even I have soul searing moments. Perhaps … Continue reading

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Updating Poetry for the ‘Get Wise Quick’ Generation


I have been looking for a way to waste the rest of my life. You know, to find an occupation, a cause, a fanatically consuming obsession which demands my every waking thought and calorie, and now I think I may … Continue reading

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The Joy Of Life


Arnie was walking briskly down the road looking at everything around him when a man stopped him and asked the following question,, “Sorry to bother you, but do you have the time ”. Arnold paused, and beamed at the man … Continue reading

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The Origin of St Cuthbert’s Steak Pies


‘Bilgburger McGrath, whose nickname was derived from his habit of  resting near the drains, eating beef burgers after extended discussions  with an intriguing ale or two ,had undergone a renewal of purpose: he had entered the doors of St Cuthbert’s church for the first time, to seek ordination.  Although … Continue reading

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