#FlushLush: The Tax, Pay and Profiteering Vices of a Virtue-Signalling Cosmetics Business

#FlushLush: The Tax, Pay and Profiteering Vices of a Virtue-Signalling Cosmetics Business

They get fined for not paying their taxes, they broke the law on dividend payments and their top director enjoys an enormously excessive pay package, but Lush is a luxury cosmetics empire that thinks justice requires them to engage in crude and divisive political campaigning to the detriment of thousands of public servants.

There Is No End

There Is No End

A poem that reworks and builds upon lyrics written by Jim Morrison.

Night Is Upon Us

Night Is Upon Us

Night is upon us,
So predictable, yet so unexpected.
We anticipated all would glow ever brighter until we were bathed in perpetual gold,
But now we are surrounded by absence.

Never Mind They Know It All

Never Mind They Know It All

A poem about big internet businesses paying mind to the details when so many others did not.

Do the Airport Shuffle

Do the Airport Shuffle

There are many things you can carry on to an airplane so long as you are prepared to keep moving them from one pocket to another.

Goodbye to Sci Phi Journal et al.

Goodbye to Sci Phi Journal et al.

Sometimes it is easiest to thank people without letting them know.

Essays & Opinion

#FlushLush: The Tax, Pay and Profiteering Vices of a Virtue-Signalling Cosmetics Business

#FlushLush: The Tax, Pay and Profiteering Vices of a Virtue-Signalling Cosmetics Business

They get fined for not paying their taxes, they broke the law on dividend payments and their top director enjoys an enormously excessive pay package, but Lush is a luxury cosmetics empire that thinks justice requires them to engage in crude and divisive political campaigning to the detriment of thousands of public servants.

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The Christmas Mouse

The Christmas Mouse

The Christmas mouse ran through the house, whilst everybody else was asleep. As was his instinct, he began in the kitchen. Oh what a feast! The remnants filled his empty belly til the mouse thought he might burst. After much chewing and licking, he was fully sated, and more than slightly inebriated…