Katie tells her the story of this place: of a massacre in the name of religion, of imprisonment, rape, torture and murder. It is a story that comes alive in the telling, as its victims rise up in vengeance to engulf Kate and all around her...
No news is good news, right?Well, if you class being ignored by British publishers as being no news, and iff you class that as good news, well then...(But at least some kids are buying and reading it, somewhere in the world)So, to keep my multitudinous blog readership happy, as Delia Smith would say: “Here’s one […]
I was just reminded of my ‘triumphant’ [ ;) ] solution to a mathematics puzzle while at the The Daily Telegraph!It had evaded a young man (80+) ever since since uni days and he wrote to the paper asking to know the answer before he popped his clogs.Normally solved algebraically (which I can’t stand), I […]
I do not post frequently anymore - given that it is pointless speaking to an empty auditorium - and social media are so full of garrulousness that the resulting cacophony constitutes white noise, a cavernous emptiness.But here is a short story that forms both a stand alone tale from my AnaThema (poems and short stories) […]