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  • Dowager’s Hump

    I'd pat my hump and he'd twist his torso. It reminded me of the way he turn his entire face away when we had sex. How, from the bed, he'd toss a Kleenex into the trash and say "basket!"

#Story Sunday

  • Danny’s Harmonica

    The wildflowers they’d planted never took root, but the delphiniums bloomed among the daisies and cyclamen. A pretty blue and white border marked the boundary that separated their yard from the ravine below.

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  • The Art of Black Humour

    It seems a fitting time to declare that there is nothing out there as potent as black comedy to capture the absurdity of life in our time.

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#Tuesday Tales

  • Rabbit

    the motorway from Lahore to Pindi is surrounded by hills of red mud. The cliff faces are curved and squat, folded up on themselves like cream that has frozen.

#Lunch Break Fiction

Latest Posts

  • The Art of Black Humour (6/29/2017) - It seems a fitting time to declare that there is nothing out there as potent as black comedy to capture the absurdity of life in our time.
  • The Write Stuff: Gloria at the Hampstead Theatre (6/29/2017) - Branden Jacobs-Jenkins' searing satire on magazine journalism was a finalist for the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.
  • Rabbit (6/27/2017) - the motorway from Lahore to Pindi is surrounded by hills of red mud. The cliff faces are curved and squat, folded up on themselves like cream that has frozen.
  • Absurd Realism: Hir at the Bush Theatre (6/27/2017) - Hir, Taylor Mac's raucous black comedy about small-town American values and trans politics, is both daringly subversive and very, very funny.
  • Danny’s Harmonica (6/25/2017) - The wildflowers they’d planted never took root, but the delphiniums bloomed among the daisies and cyclamen. A pretty blue and white border marked the boundary that separated their yard from Read More
  • Waking The Neighbours: The Ministry of Utmost Happiness by Arundhati Roy (6/24/2017) - Roy's follow-up to her Booker-winning sensation The God of Small Things has been twenty years in the making.
  • On Trumpsters: The Workforce That Believes Trump Works For Them (6/24/2017) - Much of the world appears to have moved on from the early stages of grief -- denial and anger — into the later stages of depression and acceptance. But accepting Read More
  • Dowager’s Hump (6/23/2017) - I'd pat my hump and he'd twist his torso. It reminded me of the way he turn his entire face away when we had sex. How, from the bed, he'd Read More

Fiction

  • The Storyteller

    A world where we are not truly free to make our own stories, but must tell the stories we were taught to tell...

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Travel & Lifestyle

  • Rough Gem

    You may think it's rural, wild or too slow, but Newfoundland is a rough gem; miles and miles of virgin lands, fir trees that surround the small towns sprinkled around the Peninsula.

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