Golly gosh …

My cheeks are a hot crimson red with embarrassment at the very kind glowing praise of the editors at Fleas on the Dog in their introduction to my story, KAIJU! Will my social anxiety, coyness and modesty prevent me from reproducing their words? We’ll have to wait until the next paragraph to find out … […]

KAIJU!

My story KAIJU! is available on line now for your free perusal at Fleas on the Dog. More later … Published stories

Things I like: the end of the world

In my comfortable childhood, how I longed for nuclear war(1).  My friends and I, we were prepared.  We didn’t have a bomb shelter, but we would make one in “The Darkies” (2) at fairly short notice.  We didn’t have supplies, but we knew where to get them, at the very last minute.  I convinced my […]

The whimper is here

In my comfortable childhood, how I longed for nuclear war(1).  My friends and I, we were prepared.  We didn’t have a bomb shelter, but we would make one in “The Darkies” (2) at fairly short notice.  We didn’t have supplies, but we knew where to get them, at the very last minute.  I convinced my […]

Captain of Industry

Slam!, and he was on the floor, clutching his head, overwhelmed.   At the same time, he was standing, thrusting upwards with a great shard of perspex, a handy sabre grabbed from the rubbish strewn across the squat.   Felt the press of humanity, the closeness of so many bodies, their stink, the smells of […]