Tag Archives: surreal


‘Hello. Lovely evening.’ ‘Yes.’ ‘Balmy. Given the time of year.’ ‘Indeed.’ ‘Mind if I…? ‘Sure.’ ‘Funny, isn’t it? The sea.’ ‘Funny?’ ‘You know. How it looks, you know, not like water.’ ‘No.’ ‘No?’ ‘Yes.’ ‘Ha! I suppose I should explain.’ … Continue reading

Posted in creative writing | Tagged , | 14 Comments

Surreal In The Here And Now

I found myself in the Tate Modern the other day, preparing to take in the Dorothea Tanning exhibition. For those of you who don’t know Dorothea’s work, she was a surrealist painter, who married Max Ernst. She was born in … Continue reading

Posted in art | Tagged , , , , | 45 Comments

Nanthology – Unexpected Item in the Bagging Area

Nanowrimo is a compelling challenge to write 50,000 words during November: that’s an average of 1667 words per day. My plan is to write a set of 30 short stories each 1667 words long instead.  Each story comes from a prompt, a lot from fellow … Continue reading

Posted in nano 2015, nanowrimo, nanthology | Tagged , , , , | 12 Comments