Other Fiction

Slugs, Snails and Puppy Dog Tales!

Some of you may remember that I published some stories, originally written as bedtime stories for my grandson, that involved the two dogs at TURN Education (Packham and India) trying to make sense of their world. Amongst the things that they encountered were moving house and starting again somewhere entirely new, the arrival of all sorts of other animals, including ducks and donkeys, and latterly trying to understand what the pandemic was all about. Sadly, these stories had to come to an end when Packham became unexpectedly ill and died within a few days, leaving us all in shock. I haven't been able to write much more (other than a Christmas story) because India no longer had anyone to talk to, until now...

Lightning Bolt

A man was too drunk to give his son a ride. Lightning struck his only son and he died. He drank too much and his son had to walk to his friend's...

Comes Around (3)

Thirteen months later: “Here’s your new cell, shitbird,” said the guard. Turning to the current occupant, he said, “You know the drill, Grizzly.” The...

Comes Around (2)

Thirteen hours later: Aaron was lying on his bed, still wearing the clothes of the previous evening. He was lingering in that vague area between...

Comes Around (1)

Comes Around April 13th “Good that you wore the sweats,” said Jack. “Yeah, I don’t feel comfortable with this at all.” “Relax, it will be fine.”...

Golden Memories: Toybox #2

I've succumbed to temptation and decided to revisit some of my old toys. It's supposed to be a mistake in writing to use lengthy lists, but maybe a...

Expensive Date

I made a mistake when I asked the wrong lady for a date. I never knew that a man could end up feeling such hate. She has expensive tastes and you won...

Lanterns on the Lake

It was extremely quiet in the house. Susan Deverill had always appreciated that; trying to write the final chapter of her new book had given her...
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Rambo VS. Batman

People wondered who would win if Rambo and Batman got in a fight. Many people thought that Batman might. Batman threw a batarang at Rambo but Rambo...

Glass Joe

I'm an ex-prizefighter and my name is Glass Joe. If you're wondering if I could win fights, the answer is no. I got my ass kicked by a shrimp and his...