Will the real Santa stand up?

Advent season is upon us. The jolly fat man in the red suit rode into town a couple of weeks ago (Christmas pageant), so the kiddies know the Big Day is coming soon. Of course the shops have been trying to tell us that since late September. The way they’re going...

News and books

Apologies for not posting last week. My cold turned feral. Some good news: Wet Ink has accepted a short story and it will be published in the December 2010 issue. (Doin’ the happy dance. Point the toes, wave the arms, shuffle the feet…) It will be one of...

It’s not a big deal, but…

I’ve caught a cold. It’s not a big deal. I’m not dying; I haven’t gone blind; I’ve still got all four limbs… But, my throat feels as if I’ve swallowed a packet of razor blades, my chest is sore, the gunk machine in my sinuses...

Twitchy at the pump.

(Please note: if you want to leave a comment you need to register or it’ll get sucked up by the spam filter.) There are a number of life’s little necessities that make me nervous: going to the dentist; remembering where I’ve parked the car at a...