The Waiting Room (Part One)

I was feeling pretty good about myself as I was shown into the waiting room. I’d been one of life’s high achievers so death just seemed like a new beginning to me. I was sure I could make a success of the afterlife in the same way I had in the land of the living.

Nowhere Man…

Nowhere Man is dedicated to James Mullooly. Despite being terrible at football, aesthetically challenged, obsessed with emptying dishwashers and incapable of making a decision, James is one of my very best friends. I love him dearly. He also refuses to read my blog the lowlife cretin. Thanks to the Beatles for the loan of their … Continue reading Nowhere Man…

10,000th Visitor Milestone…

The blog passed the 10k visitor milestone overnight. There are many other bloggers who get that in a day but it still makes me smile. Thanks to all those who help me by reading and sharing. Writing is the easy part, building any kind of audience is much more difficult and I couldn’t do it … Continue reading 10,000th Visitor Milestone…

Don’t look back in anger…

Don’t look back in anger. Dedicated to the people of Manchester. Thinking of all those affected by the terrorist attack one year ago today. Thanks to Oasis for the loan of their song title. Billy was brought up to hate Muslims. His Dad used to call them ‘terrorists’ and ‘murderers’ who didn’t belong in this … Continue reading Don’t look back in anger…

Ace of Spades…

Ace of Spades is dedicated to Rachel Anna Winstanley. Thanks to Motörhead for the loan of their song title. She didn’t see it at first. It was only when she turned round to lock her front door behind her that she noticed it. A single playing card, face down, on her doormat. Reaching down to … Continue reading Ace of Spades…