I do wash my hands thereof in innocence

I sit on a bench at the top of the hill looking down over a sea of bracken. Rutting stags bellow across the park, ignoring me, but calling out challenges to each other. The oak trees that line the path up the hill all had their heads chopped off in remembrance of their murdered nine…

Reveal Thyself

A message of love. Its course never did run smooth. Dyslexic Cupid.

Tick Tock

Scattered seeds in dust. Lunar evacuation. A barren wasteland.

Enhanced.

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Sincerely, Your Mortician.

Dear Mr Hawkesworth, Thank you for your visit last Thursday. Although your request was rather unusual, We can confirm your wishes are being carried out. Your wife’s body arrived on Saturday morning as arranged and we immediately set about cleaning her up. The skin under her fingernails was tenacious, I do hope you have your…

Nostradamus On Trump.

Nostradamus was a jolly chap. His predictions made hundreds of years ago have been used to retrospectively prove his powers. Hindsight is a great thing and his predictions are sufficiently vague enough to be interpreted to mean just about anything you like. So here are a few of his predictions that could be related to…

Christmas Spirit.

The alarm goes off and I slap it silent and swing my legs off the bed and sit up and sigh. Simon rubs my back and asks me what’s wrong and I say “Nothing, just tired.” The excuse of being tired deflects all kinds of emotionally inquisitive questions. It’s Sinterklaas, the 6th of December and…

The Quest.

Call me Dave. That’s not my real name. You humans don’t have the tongue flexibility to pronounce it. Some years ago I became filled with doubt about the world. I questioned everything, even what I had been taught about our Gnome Saviour, Talpidae, the Digger of Souls. Scientific inquiry, being in its infancy in the…

The smoking room is in Narnia? 

Eating out in Paris at a restaurant called Derrière, we spotted somebody walk past the toilet. There was only a wardrobe at the end of the corridor. We went to investigate. ​ ​