Life's all about choices. Take diet: instead of the full fat burger, choose the veggie burger. Instead of wine, water. Instead of chocolate, carrot and dip. Everything in moderation. Take exercise: instead of sitting in front of the television, choose getting out for a walk or a run. Take politics: instead of supporting the rich … Continue reading THE TROUBLE WITH CHOICES
He tried not to tense. Stay relaxed, but focussed. He was sweating in the warm sun, the droplets of moisture ran into his eyes. He blinked them away and carried on. Almost there. He skilfully removed the bone, held between the small tweezers, from the opening in the arm and when he drew the instrument … Continue reading OPERATION LOCKDOWN
Two new hips and knees. A hair transplant. New skin. A bionic liver. A new kidney. My third heart. I went through the list in my head. Immortality came at a cost. There wasn't much of my original body left, the one I was born with. But looked the same as I did when I … Continue reading PARADOX
Too old. Her back was killing her. She straightened up and stretched. This would be the last year. Next summer she would need to get some help in, or let the garden grow wild. Maybe that was the answer. Time to give up trying to control everything. Time to just go with whatever will be, … Continue reading TIME
It doesn't seem that long ago. The place hasn't changed, but you have. We used to come here as a family and you ran around the cobbled street and dashed in and out of the old shops and took a trip on the old trams and we had lunch in the cafe and watched the … Continue reading WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?