CONSTRUCTIVE INTERFERENCE

I don't mean to interfere, but people tell me that I do. Frequently. It's just a habit, I guess. Sometimes it's just taking an interest or offering advice or offering an opinion. Other times I interfere more directly. Like when I saw that guy shouting abuse at his girlfriend in the street. Or when that … Continue reading CONSTRUCTIVE INTERFERENCE

ALL GONE

They haven't gone, the Christmas Angels.They're hiding from me.Waiting. In the shadows.Ready to step out into the twinkling lights.Reflecting in the dirty puddles.Shimmering and blurred.Walking along the empty streets.The closed shops, the dead cafés.An open door.Please sir, can you help me?An inviting arm around my shoulder.The warmth of the hallway.Shut out the cold Eve.His smiling … Continue reading ALL GONE

ATTACK OF THE KILLER CHICKENS

'Do you know the closest living relative of the dinosaur is?' Margarita sighed as little Nino stumbled through his favourite fact, delivered with glee every morning when they collected the eggs. 'No, what is it?' she played along. 'The chicken!' The boy laughed and started chasing after the group of hens in the yard, roaring … Continue reading ATTACK OF THE KILLER CHICKENS