This Neil Armstrong is not dead

Armstrong in bedArmstrong looked at her lying beside him, asleep. She was grainy in the moonlight, a black and white photograph magnified a thousand times for forensic examination, revealing a pyramid on Mars, a face on the moon. … He rubbed her flank, distant. She did not stir. The night smoothed the edges. His dull […]

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… you know you want to! Christmas is coming, as I can tell from the 4.30pm sunset. O Southern Hemisphere, I miss you and your heatwave Christmas! A hot roast lunch with a side of cold prawns. Hot Christmas pudding, followed by pavlova with chilled fruit and cream. Everyone knows Jesus wasn’t born in winter […]

Neil Armstrong lives!

‘This Neil Armstrong is not dead’: this story of mine took 20 years to find a home. Granted, for most of that time it had given up hope and settled in a box under a railway bridge. I believed in it, and tinkered with it from time to time, and it really was a case […]