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.

Brexit and Social Mobility

Brexit and Social Mobility

New research on social mobility is suggestive of a relationship with voting behaviour in the referendum on the UK’s membership of the European Union.

A Brief Guide to Cultural Appropriation at Halloween as Written for Stupid Americans

A Brief Guide to Cultural Appropriation at Halloween as Written for Stupid Americans

Citizens of the USA find it increasingly difficult to know what to wear at Halloween parties. Some simple rules should help them understand that almost every costume is an insult to somebody or other.

Poems

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.

Audio

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…