Monthly Archives: November 2011

Ashes to…

Apparently there is life after the inferno – and not just in the spiritual sense. Cremation always seemed so much more civilised than a coffin burial; rather than decaying in a box, cremation offers a…

Tupperware

They all sat there pretending to be ladettes passing tacky underwear around the circle. The chubby blonde girl with too much enthusiasm was hosting the party – the one who sold me my house. Robs…

Dismissed

“Did he stab her on the doorstep? Did he immediately follow her upstairs and stab her? No. He did what all murderers do and made her a meal.” I can imagine the looks which passed…

Somerset Travel Feature

“Never to be forgotten, that first long secret drink of golden fire, juice of those valleys and of that time, wine of wild orchards, of russet summer, of plump red apples, and Rosie’s burning cheeks.”…