When I am happy, I cannot write, When I am functioning, I am too busy functioning, To do anything else, But when my head is unscrewed, The skull plate comes loose, And the snakes chainsaw their way Into my brain My work is done when this occurs, When the leaden weight has pinned me to … More Poem – Chainsaw
All of these were written when feeling low / anxious / depressed. Do not read if feeling delicate. My writing has never shied away from being truthful about the world and how I feel in relation to it. If that truth is ugly and difficult at times, then so be it. Can’t function Functioning is … More Haikus
You can read between the lines if you like except there are no lines to speak of. Joy of blogging. What’s it got to do with me? Nothing. Not a thing. Absolutely nothing at all.
I It all began with a bright orange light which Sarah Cashmere saw from the landing window half an hour after she got back from college. At first it was so intense she could hardly see but then it faded as rapidly as it had begun and he was standing in its place. He was … More Story – The Ideal Version
I have two out of three of the qualities needed to be a grumpy old man – and the one I lack will presumably come to me as it comes to all, or most, of us. In short, I’m an unapologetic curmudgeon and one of my biggest pet peeves is the mangling of the English language. … More Phrases Which Should Be Banned
A Listful of Horrors? What kind of a stupid name for a blog is that? Well, it’s a play on ‘A Fistful of Dollars’, obviously. Not that I’m a huge western fan, but I am a massive horror fan. And I like making lists. So it kinda fits. Leave me alone, I haven’t had enough … More What’s This Blog About Anyway? (or FAQ if you’re in the cool-kids club)