20 Years: Man and Boy

20 Years: Man and Boy

Violence is a great leveller. When two men are mano-a-mano, money, power, and all the bodyguards in the world won’t make a bit of difference. It’s you and him. “Perhaps I’ll smack him in his face. Cuff him in that pretty puss of his,” the boy said, half out loud and...
Weird Fried Mushrooms at Martin’s Cafe

Weird Fried Mushrooms at Martin’s Cafe

A short story about Karl and the day he took a trip. A trip that both endangered and enriched his life in equal measures.  “And another thing, when our veterans can’t get houses because immigrants are taking them all, it’s, well, it’s just disgusting!” Karl was sat in...
Don’t sell me ‘owt ‘cos I’m not bloody buying.

Don’t sell me ‘owt ‘cos I’m not bloody buying.

When I decided to set up this site and share my thoughts and short stories with you all, I realised that I would have to ride the social media whore. So, I picked The Facebook and the Twitter thing. The reason I picked them, in fact the reason that I decided to do...
Spontaneous Combustion and The Wild Cat

Spontaneous Combustion and The Wild Cat

Not many people can say that they had a day where they were directly and indirectly connected to the deaths of two pensioners. I can. It was the day that my Grandmother spontaneously combusted. I thought (stupidly) that things couldn’t get any worse. I thought that...
One Regret

One Regret

A short piece of fiction about things that remain in your conscience long after the fact. Nothing will haunt you like a bad deed.   I remember you well, the dude with the hair and the funny smell. Yeah, you used to laugh a bit and cry a lot. When the boys came to...

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