the zoo

‘Will you come to the zoo?’ my father suggested. I originally said yes but then I reflected; Why put myself through that, I’m an intellectual, His...
Gold cherry

A Boxful of Beads A good point well made, Professor Beard . Cesare Abate took this photo. I asked him if it was okay, if he says no, I'll remove it. Can't say fairer than that. *He said yes.

Death by Water 2

-Mom, remember that Korean bum I told you about? -I told you not to hang around that man. What about him? -I think he's dead. He's lying in the...

Leech of the World, Chapter 3: Family, Part 2: Succesor

“Later, Aqua ~ ” were the words of her beloved as she left the Hall, Aqua was excited. “(What’s lil sis hiding from me?~ I wonder, is Azu finally...

Downshire Diary – (77) Oh Carole

Carole Bean went to the University of Downshire where she studied English at Abbottsford and it was for her, like many girls of her age, a life defining time.


Do as Phyllis said And don’t take flight


There is a short circuit In the wiring of my brain


Trust in the process. Adversity breeds strength. The hammer is still not done with its blows, a marble statue lies within you- and each strike a...

Jaspernon The Prince : The Rise of the Cult of the Goddess: Ch.3 : Part 1 Patience Is Tested (Section 1)

The Prince apologises to the High Priestess for his behaviour and explains himself. The High Priestess, despite her principles, finds herself dreaming of him. Set 1,000 years before the events in 'Life and Times of a Priestess'.

Red Alert!

I hadn’t visited Baxter in some time, having been off in Albuquerque tending to business with a malfunctioning electrical system in a parking garage...

Happy 48th!

Mom carried me for ten months, I was one month late. Tomorrow will be my birthday and I'll be turning forty-eight. In just two years from now , I...

The Yellow Shoehorn

What a little rascal got up to.
Gold cherry

So I Can Barely Afford

All of the faces on money look sad. I think people are too busy working for it or spending it to notice, but they all seem kind of miserable...

the thank you note

To Auntie Marge, Thank you for having me last weekend. I got out of the hospital yesterday. It’s nice to be home in my own bed. I’m sorry for...

Sam Sawyer Chapter Eighteen

Sam Sawyer Chapter Eighteen Two days later the police discovered Nigel’s skeleton. It was covered with gnaw marks. But not one centimeter of flesh or...

Time Sure Does Fly

Tomorrow, I will be forty-eight years old, and it will be thirty years since I legally became an adult. But it doesn't seem like thirty years have...

A fox, an owl and a caterpillar.

Haiku's - tho im not sure about the word bridged?

Chaos in Disney

Cathy, Sinead and Pip, Michaels sisters had been over to Disney to visit him in October for Halloween. Michael worked in Disney land Paris as a few...