Mixed Meze

Jen & Mark picnic in the park, enjoying a mixed meze, an assortment of small dishes made for sharing, sort of… “Mmm, this is gorgeous!” “Slow down, savour the food.” “Hey, Is that your stomach growling?” “No, my dog. You just ate her food.”

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Book Marketing

BUY MY BOOK! Oh no, it’s free this weekend. If you like music and tales of growing up in the 60s, 70s teenage suburbia, and going to Art School in the glitzy world of the 80s, you’ll love this. Memoir meets flash fiction, a bit surreal and topped with more than a dash of humour.Continue reading “Book Marketing”

Boris The Spider

I eventually got round to putting the poor guitar in the shed where it stayed for a month. Outta sight, outta mind. A big spider made its web across the sound hole. The web vibrated if you strummed the strings, hit them hard enough and the spider would appear, looking really pissed off. I wasContinue reading “Boris The Spider”

Clear The Decks…

Take off the stack of 2-pence pieces blu-takked on top of your stylus. Clean the dust and static from the vinyl record in your hand (touching only the outer edges). Put the record on the deck and play. Memories flood back. A stack of 7″ singles recall a lifetime. Jimmy Wenn’s lifetime and how heContinue reading “Clear The Decks…”

The Trouble With Statistics

BOINK!! “Is that a number butterfly bouncing off the lightbulb?” “No, it’s a  math, we get a lot of them this time of year. They’ve multiplied.” “I read there weren’t as many.” “Opinion is divided.” “Subtract that last statement!” “No. I’m going, this conversation doesn’t add up!” *  *. * File under Magic Realism, excerptContinue reading “The Trouble With Statistics”