Friendship is Forever   You last saw her on the corner of Garden Street, just before the stretch of wasteland which became a stretch of motorway ten years later.   You had been arguing about something. Someone.   Terry Yates. The first time anyone or anything had come between you, and it was a bloody boy.   … Continue reading Friendship is Forever

Two Pages (16/10/16)

Today's date almost looks like a palindrome. I've finished the last draft of Until She Sings. I have also started editing She's Here. Lawful Evil is going well, and am now some 250 pages into the first draft.  I've been doing a lot more reading the last few days, and have ploughed through quite a … Continue reading Two Pages (16/10/16)

The Burden of Law.

  We had been in country for six months now, making friends was a thing of necessity and all of us in the unit had developed friendships in different layers. Imogen, who had dropped out of Stanford to be here was tight with Lorraine, who had been about to start beauty school before she got … Continue reading The Burden of Law.

Raise your shield high

Silence has a weight Texture A rock worn smooth By time A delicacy as raw silk Sliding over my rough, dark hands Inside, The screams - outrage, pain disguised As signals of virtue I stand askance My path takes me through These places Once walled gardens of enthused discourse Now the flowers drip blood I … Continue reading Raise your shield high

A Quiet Invasion

We sit over coffee She looks at me wide-eyed Tells me that New York is an alien city I laugh, nervous, Afraid to ask if she's stopped Taking the pills But she smiles, almost nervous Hear me out Please? Her use of the word is a songbird at dawn to me. In love with her … Continue reading A Quiet Invasion

Create Your Own Religion by Daniele Bolelli

Synopsis: CREATE YOUR OWN RELIGION is a call to arms -- an open invitation to question all the values, beliefs and worldviews that humanity has so far held as sacred in order to find the answers we need to the very practical problems facing us. Writer, philosopher and professor of comparative religion, Daniele Bolelli, leads … Continue reading Create Your Own Religion by Daniele Bolelli