Category Archives: miscellany

The Day Shall Come, The Last Tree – It’s All About The Endings #filmreview

I’ve seen two films in the last week: The Last Tree and The Day Shall Come. Both had decent reviews. One, The Day Shall Come is directed by Chris Morris who did The Four Lions which was very funny and … Continue reading

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October Garden #autumncolour

I read David Mitchell (actor, not author)’s autobiography over the summer. Called ‘Back Story’ it deals with his early years. In one section he explains with the somewhat eeyorish-misanthropic-steam-of-consciousness-for-which-he-is-well-known commentary that he has a problem with autumn and how his … Continue reading

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Surprise surprise #blogbattle #clone

Penstemon Stromboli peered round the curtain at the UPS man as he struggled up the drive with the package. She didn’t recall ordering anything and certainly nothing so large. Though she thought, as the delivery man checked the label and … Continue reading

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The Itchy Arse Of Fame #writephoto

The Sphinx sat, as it had done for centuries, eying the horizon with a jaundiced eye. Which, he thought was rather appropriate given the puss-yellow cloud of sand that anyone with half a brain could see massing on the far … Continue reading

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Taking Dictation #writephoto #humour #alternativehistory

‘Morning Moses.’ ‘Morning God. Looks like it might turn out nice.’ ‘You fishing for a hint? You had a flutter on a sunny one, have you?’ ‘God. How could you think such a thing?’ ‘Hmm. And the fam? The missus … Continue reading

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August #garden

This year the garden has excelled itself. With the Vet’s marriage and her getting ready at home it was extra primped this month.

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Resetting To Zero #storytime

Amber Trent sits in her chair and focuses on the garden. The wind of earlier has died away and the birds, sated on seeds are elsewhere. All is still and silent. Amber Trent doesn’t move. She is replete, pain free … Continue reading

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