Monthly Archives: January 2014

A New Bard Strides Forth


William Stir-Arrow was, and possibly might have remained, a playwright whose abilities would remain concealed from the general public where it not for a peculiar conversation held at some publishing house.His family legend had it that they were intimately connected, in some way, … Continue reading

Advertisement

Posted in character, creative writing, faith, Fiction, humour, life2, poetry, Talent, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 34 Comments

And All the Wonders of the World


Each day he rose from bed at six, and made them both a cup of tea, “It’s looking cold” he might remark, or “Dawn is still some time away”. He was a man of fixed routine, who liked to live … Continue reading

Posted in character, creative writing, faith, Fiction, Life, Love, Relationships, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

Preparing For A Dinner Party: A Guide for the Unsophisticated.


On Saturday we are having two couples to dinner. More interestingly, from my point of view, and for reasons I might make clearer later in the post, one couple is staying the night, thus opening the portal through to Breakfast Heaven. Firstly, the … Continue reading

Posted in community, cooking, creative writing, dieting, Fiction, humour, recreation, Relationships, writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 32 Comments

A Chance Exit


The road ahead would stretch as far as he wanted: company unavailable. Exits were his speciality: entrances happened  infrequently: opportunity waited confidently for him to spoil it’s promise. Another drunken rage, a moment of unfaithfulness, a sense of himself tilting  at … Continue reading

Posted in character, community, creative writing, faith, Fiction, Life, Love, Relationships, Talent, writing | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 17 Comments

The Parting


Value her as he did, and love her as he did he could not promise to value her always, and that scrupulous thought forced him to walk away and not look back. That look she gave him then, empty and yet … Continue reading

Posted in character, creative writing, Fiction, Life, Love, old age, Relationships, Romance, Uncategorized, writing | Tagged , , , , | 34 Comments

My List of Firm, Cast Iron and Focussed New Year Resolutions


1) Try and Remember What They Are 2) Translate them into Albabian 3) Try and Improve my Spelling

Posted in blog, character, childhood, community, creative writing, Fiction, humour, Life, Love, recreation, Relationships, Uncategorized, vintage-cars | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 22 Comments