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Preston Dirges and New Beginnings

Preston Dirges and New Beginnings

Int. Bedroom – Morning An alarm clock buzzes. It is 7am. PRESTON (V.O.): 1. Alarm clock. Wake. Set it back 5 minutes. Sleep 5 minutes. Wake. Set it back 5 minutes. Sleep 5 minutes. Get out of bed urgently. Int. […]

The Blunt Edge of Reason

The Blunt Edge of Reason

I found my soul, not in A church, But in the hallowed secular space of A waiting room. The pews faced the altars of Glass-fronted counters And I patiently waited for a priestly clerk to Take my confession. There, upon […]

The GOP and the Labour Party: Uncanny Similarities

The GOP and the Labour Party: Uncanny Similarities

It might seem like heresy to suggest there are similarities between the Grand Old Party of American politics, the Republicans, some of whom believe that Attila the Hun was a socialist, and the quasi-socialist invention of Britain’s trade unions, the […]

The Reign of Forty

The Reign of Forty

Here is a message of sympathy to anyone (who shall, and should, remain nameless) finding they have turned 40 years of age. Imagine it set to the tune of ‘Ring of Fire’ by Johnny Cash… Life is a burning flame […]