Carriage Hats

Paul Gustave Fischer, (1860-1934) Copenhagen tram s.d.   Puff, puff on his fat cigar, This time, he’s gone too far. “How embarrassing, I should jump, I’m an old fool, a silly chump.” 50 dollars! Oh,…

Day Tripper

It’s really very important not to over-stress, Try not to do more, but attempt to do less, Being calm and relaxed is the way to impress, Take a jaunt on the Cornish Riviera Express. If…

Asylumed

Lock the door, throw away the key, You’re safe outside, not here with me. I’m happy inside, an empty room, all alone, Theories orchestrated, debated, ideas grown. A den of defiance, stable of sublime, Parlour…

The Plank

‘Neh, sire, tis you, sire, ‘tis you who has to walk, For ‘tis you, sire, the liar, With one leg, the stork.’   ‘Shiver mi wotsits, capt’n, I’m innocent of that crime, No idea how…

This Word

Another sip of freshly-pressed coffee, as feet pace around the kitchen and into the study. There’s a chill underfoot when emigrating from warm under-floor ceramic heat to room temperature carpet. A fragrant woollen floor covering…

Just Another Conversation

The weather Gods are frantic with their hailstorm task. The bouncy-ball-sized ice smash downwards through the flashing clouds. It’s a surprise they don’t crash into each other. I guess that’s why they are the Gods….

This Place I Know

What a familiar view! This place I know. Do you? Early evening silhouetting, orangey-pink sun is setting, Lights sparkling, on show, the whole town a warm glow, Coming alive, so strong, night-time liquor and happy…

The Crystal Method

  It’s raining; it always rains on pickup day. Especially on this estate, and especially onto these blocks of flats. No wonder they are all coloured grey, any colour has long washed away. It’s as…

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