Archive for May, 2013

The Echo

Thursday, May 30th, 2013

The Echo (First published on Turquoise monster) I saw the echo scamper ashore It was wet and cold and so alone I saw the echo sit and cry Though no eyes it had the tears still poured I smelt the echo as vibration Thrumming and strumming a silent sound I smelt the echo in pinks […]

The Great Smog Writing Inspiration

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2013

After a conversation with my friend about how he’d had to cycle into work in a smog, I thought I would go and research London smogs and found out about the Great Smog in London during the 1950’s – also known as The Pea Souper. The Guardian has a an article on it with some […]

Spider Spider

Thursday, May 16th, 2013

There was no radioactive spider and there was no bite, what there was was a group of large men with sedative darts waiting in a ally that I used to use as a short cut home. I saw them looming and my heart jumped a beat and I turned on my rubber souled sparkly shoes […]

Romance in the Blood

Thursday, May 9th, 2013

Everette was starting to feel old, he was 42 and the stress of work was starting to feel like a bind, the excitement seemed to have gone. He was finding his efforts on the squash court to be ineffective too and keeping up with the kids coming straight out of college was starting to give […]

The Cavern – Part 6

Thursday, May 2nd, 2013

‘We need to get this hydraulics in place to hold the ceiling up,’ snapped my old lecturer. I nodded dumbly and got out of the way whilst they began to prepare the area, the medic took me aside. ‘I may have to euthanaes, you realise – are any of them going to object?’ she gestured […]