Christmas Writing Challenge #6

Christmas is Cancelled After a grueling December election, the sitting government win power again. But, if spending the last few years ruining the lives of the poor wasn’t enough, in their winning speech the heartless prime minister announces that they are cancelling Christmas. The leader of the opposition, a lovely old man with a white…

Christmas Writing Challenge #5

Santa Clones The Movie As Christmas comes once more, Santa gets his sleigh loaded and hits the open skies. But when he lands in downtown Brooklyn he finds that he’s been beaten to it. A new, faster Santa has been doing the rounds ahead of him. In a race against the clock, Santa tracks down…

Was I There?

The age old chicken and egg. Numb. But, was I there there in 1979 Unpacked and new in 1992 On the bus at the back Was I there in 1994 The paintings scrawled songs offbeat clichés Was I there Time after time Life after life Chance after chance? Was I there. 2001. Change after change….

Christmas Writing Challenge #4

Follow my blog with Bloglovin The Christmas Thief When a small town shoplifter finds himself locked in a cell three days before Christmas is offered the opportunity to make a mends by playing Santa in the local hospital’s Christmas festivities, he sees the opportunity to pull the ultimate seasonal heist. Eyeing the presents on the…

Automatic Writing #3

Why then six sick sink hole sized faces in the night do we the undersigned under sighs of silent night tears- tear apart this wretched soulless soul until tills ring out in triumphant terror the dawning of a dead age of aged lime- wire cauterising the silenced humanity that falls out face-first into the scorched…

Flashback Friday #4- The Mime Artist

Originally posted on Peter Wyn Mosey:
I had been given the keys. I couldn’t play the keys, but I had been given the keys. “How about the bass?” I asked. “I can play the bass” “It messes with the symmetry” they said. One left handed, stage left, One right handed, stage right. I got given…

'Where Is The 2019 Red Wedge' – On Queen Mob's Teahouse

Happy to see that another article that I wrote about The Red Wedge, UK politics, and music was featured on the international literary journal ‘Queen Mob’s Teahouse‘ Please go and read it. And, if you are in UK, vote. And also, if at all possible, please vote out the Tory scum next Thursday. That is…

Christmas Writing Challenge #3

The Man Who Came To Stay For Christmas Twas the night before Christmas and Princess Clarissa was all alone in her castle. Another year had gone by without a prince to come and marry her. But a horrid snow storm was brewing and with it the bitter winter winds brought a strange unconscious man to…

Christmas Writing Challenge #2

Grumpy The Christmas Elf Grumpy was an elf who hated Christmas. He was the slowest of all of the toy-making elves in the North Pole, and after three warnings, Santa sacked him. The first unemployed elf ever found himself out of a job, and out of cheer. He moved around from town-to-town getting grouchier and…