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Red Overcoat

They were standing next to each other waiting for her bus to arrive. The terminal’s timetable displayed the name of her suburb and the time left until the correct bus … Continue reading

October 25, 2014 · 24 Comments


We all have it. Even if it sleeps deeply buried inside us, we know it is there. It stirs us. It whispers to us in our darkest and our finest … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · 19 Comments


There are some benefits of being cooped up at home with hot water bottle and box of paper tissues! For a start I can finally catch up on all the … Continue reading

August 21, 2014 · 16 Comments

Beautiful Fools

Lovely title isn’t it? I borrowed it from R. Clifton Spargo who so titled his novel about Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald … so apt. Loved every line of it. Zelda … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · 24 Comments

Times of one’s life

At the beginning of winter, when sky hung so low you can almost touch ink and steel on gods’ table, silence started to sneak in. Creeping from walls; edging them ever … Continue reading

July 27, 2014 · 26 Comments

Be scared, be very scared!

It is the time-honoured battle-cry of scaremongers world over that hangs in the air once again and preludes to global cataclysm are pondered in all corners. And there is most … Continue reading

May 10, 2014 · 23 Comments

You Would Know Me

Always, As sure as you can hear whispers of that River, Clutha, You call it, And I did not know about it until you told me, How it runs; brisk … Continue reading

April 5, 2014 · 17 Comments

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