Category Archives: writing

A Discrete Frailty in Boadicea’s Behaviour


The wife, who I call Boadicea behind her back, because to say that to her face would be a recognised form of suicide, is not someone to mess with. Alright, that’s nonsense because I’ve already said it, but then she … Continue reading

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Bunter Macintosh explores a new career Aided by Sylvia Satnav


“Bunter gets the job done” I’ve always said that to myself so, apart from being very pleased to acquire a position as relief taxi driver with the Matterly Taxi services, I thought of it as a good chance to see … Continue reading

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Bunter Macingtosh Rediscovers Love


Someone asked me recently if I still believed in marriage and I said, “Of course old boy.” I mean you can’t have been through five of the things without some belief in the institution and I’m still friendly with all … Continue reading

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Grexit Stopolopolus Gets In A Fix


Don’t know how it happened but Grexit, a fly by the seat of your pants kind of guy who liked nothing more than sitting around in the evening drinking wine with his family and friends received a letter from a … Continue reading

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A Lifetime Of Moments


As a young man of twenty-three I was, like many people, an actor of sorts, who could fill any role, or in my case undemanding job, until the sterility and boredom of it all became suffocating and I engineered a … Continue reading

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Fate And The Ordered Life


Geoffrey Longridge, a widower of twenty-eight years standing, lost his young wife as a result of a car accident leaving him childless and alone. Emotion was something he employed sparingly, and in his memory of her he had a reservoir … Continue reading

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Excerpt From “The Man Who Missed The Boat”


This is an excerpt from my new novel in which one of the main characters is brought face to face with the consequences of his actions. ” He stood in the cold outside his former life and home and discovered … Continue reading

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