On learning things as an adult

Learning basic things later in life is obviously very different to learning them as a child. Everything you learn is hard won and precious. Everything you learn is conscious. It makes it a much richer learning experience.

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An ode to my pens

Most writers are obsessed with pens, pencils, typewriters, and various other writing implements. I am no exception. I cannot

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Jan’s slippers

Friday Flash Fiction: The slippers had been bought in Japan by a travelling aunt who had been everywhere, it seemed, except for Jan’s living room.

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The ignorosphere

Friday Flash Fiction – new flash posted every Friday unless I’m too drunk to remember Just because you didn’t

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Guido orders a meal

Guido had eaten camel in Uzbekistan, scorpions in Mexico, bear in Russia. He’d even once eaten live baby eels right out of a boa’s belly. But this was his scariest meal yet.

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