Archive for March, 2011

My Story Starters 8

Thursday, March 24th, 2011

Yep even more story starters for you all! 1) She put her lipstick on, it was sugar pink and matched the powder blue vanish on her nails 2) The sleepy village with its prize winning gastro pub and endless footpaths was the idyllic British norm… 3) Hair crinkled in black ribbons that were looped back […]

Fluffy Butterflies

Thursday, March 17th, 2011

Fluffy Butterflies (first published on Blue Monster) A pet hate of mine is fluffy butterflies, whatever possessed anyone in their right mind to make fluffy butterflies? Do these flying insects in the natural world have a coating of fur like mammalians? I think not, nor do they come in such lurid shades of purple and […]


Thursday, March 10th, 2011

Marbles (first published on Blue Monster) The marble rolled about placidly within its jar, pondering the surrealness of life, when suddenly a chubby little hand, all fat rolls and grease, scoped it from the jar and its brethren. Then, as if greasy fingerprints were not insult enough, the chubby hand rolled the marble none too […]

The Ship

Thursday, March 3rd, 2011

The Ship (first published on Blue Monster) Along the coast a misty haze rises and blots out the horizon. This is when the destroyers often move, using radar and sonar and the like. They move with stealth and do the strangest reconnaissance of the sea floor, which considering they use explosives to do so, seems […]