Monthly Archives: January 2006

All in Clover

First, it is winter. The cold and the white of the brick seems to hold them as it surrounds them. It is night time, too, in the winter, and they are fighting, slowly, against the cold. If you look closely … Continue reading

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The Youth Racket

The youth racket was a racket alright. The youth racket was formed, first of all, in the morning. As early as possible for the morning. Like a second past midnight or something. It gave us time to collapse and reform … Continue reading

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The Powers

How did you get on with your powers? Did they put them on hold? On hold, yes. They tell me: no flying no more. Did you protest? What? Protest. Did you argue with them? I said they are bad for … Continue reading

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The Brackenheit Fly

There are, at least, and at last count (not including the oval variety, or the short green cylinders, and discarding the data collated from the Sundial Entomological Bank [with the notable exception of the esteemed Yellow Press data], as well … Continue reading

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Drive Right Through

Thumpety Tarp, on balance, took the view, in the end, that hanging about outside the school gates was something he really shouldn’t do. Especially not with all those parents and teachers watching. But sure, gentle Thumpety, who meant no one … Continue reading

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New Year, New Start

Hello Mr Cheesy I saw your ad there in the paper and decided it would be best for you if you were to take me on to fill the position of Senior Sales Manager at your company. I have many … Continue reading

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Coal Eyes

Tease out, the start of the new year and everyone, everywhere you look, is either hiding from windows or gassing down at their own reflections. While others. While others are winning. With their visibility parkers and stripes of luminous glow. … Continue reading

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