Miscellaneous

Uncanny Tales – (35) The Girl in The Black Dress

It was the midsummers Eve Ball and Luke Martin was enjoying an illicit cigar on the East Terrace of the great hall, and the reason he chose that particular place to smoke was because it was the furthest from the ballroom and therefore the furthest away from his wife’s disapproving eye but that wasn’t the only reason he always sought out that spot.

ARE YOU WEARING A COCKADE HAT?

Are you wearing a cockade hat?

PRISSY LEGHORN CROSSED THE ROAD

Prissy Leghorn crossed the road

My Big Buddy

It was very sad when your life came to an end. You weren't just a cat, you were also my friend. You became my cat after you were born in 2002. You...

Venus in a red dress (Dublin 1955)

Venus in a red dress (Dublin 1955) a Dublin book launch, tedious, (the ‘literati’ out in force) until a red-haired red-dress vision whisked my idle...

Uncanny Tales – (34) Late for Work

I don’t like tardiness and in particular I don’t like being late for work, but sometimes it just can’t be helped, but there was one particular morning this last winter when events overtook me and I was late for work.