Rust Never Sleeps

Rust Never Sleeps

A short story inspired by the Neil young album of the same name.     I always do a rapid rat-a-tat-tat when I knock on Adam’s door.  “You’re just like a shaken-up bottle of Pepsi, aren’t you?”, that’s what Adam’s mum said to me one time.  She was wearing an...
You can’t cry in space

You can’t cry in space

Richie Rich, The Bran-Man, the original Virgin, I know it’s been a while since I last saw you but I hope you’ll forgive me for skipping the pleasantries and going straight to the heart of the matter. You can’t cry in space. I learned that in Mr Frye’s science...
Sarah Crowder’s lists; The last word on words.

Sarah Crowder’s lists; The last word on words.

These lists of words were inspired by this quote; “I think the act of naming something implies, very simply, that you’re not alone. We give names to things so we can talk about them. Once there’s a word for an experience, it feels contained somehow—and the...
The Southwest Chief

The Southwest Chief

“Oh wow, you look far too young to have a son in his fifties!” Maria says to Beverly. If we were in England now Beverly would say, “thank you”. We aren’t in England anymore Toto. “I was the victim of a violent crime you see,...
The story of how Rudolph got his red nose

The story of how Rudolph got his red nose

“For heavens sake Klaus, stop coddling the little egg. He needs to learn to look after himself”,  Mama Juovla was chastising her eldest son as he tied his little brothers shoe laces for him for the thousandth time, not even bothering to try explaining the...

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