Tuesday 31 August 2010

move or emigrate?

Jane wondered if Kent was really the cultural mecca she'd been promised.

Monday 30 August 2010

iar: magazine O

O = OK! [Issue 740 August 31 2010 £1.99 pp 148]

Saturday 28 August 2010

Tuesday 24 August 2010

a man

a man in a hat ran up the hill for a bus

it was a very hot day


I found this life discarded on my path.

life's disappointment

Sunday 22 August 2010

once upon a time...

I flew in a pink plane...

big peg

Saturday 21 August 2010

iar: magazine N

N = newbooks [Issue 58 July/August 2010 £3.00 pp 84]

iar: magazine M

M = Men's Health [September 2010 £3.99 pp 169+50]

Friday 20 August 2010

already dead IX

railroad tracks VII

the coffee-haired man slept all the way home

...possibly much longer...

feminine hygiene X

dark toilet

life's background

any colour as long as it's black (or grey)

Thursday 12 August 2010

beauty amongst the grey XII

be afraid

The normally svelte population are under attack and fat people are appearing everywhere! The government have done a leaflet drop advising people to wash their hands and wear face masks in crowds.


Tuesday 10 August 2010

nature nurture IV

Today I bought 2 steak knives and 2 dessert forks. I bought them by mail order in a sale. It was a spontaneous buy. What compels a woman to buy these things? Is it genes, is it socialisation? Do men have the same compulson? Do most women??

[my lover said: "steak knives - very useful!"... it's gotta be genes...]

Monday 9 August 2010

ugly fairies

Once upon a time there was a book of ugly fairies...

Sunday 8 August 2010


the lift to the management suite of a large NHS trust - annual turnover £650m+

Wednesday 4 August 2010

railroad tracks VI

A woman and her husband are sat on a train bemoaning his mother. 

She feels that his mother's generation - who were teenagers during the war - just seem to be into play. Although she can't be sure if it's the whole generation that's like that, or just the people her mother-in-law knows. 

Tuesday 3 August 2010

Monday 2 August 2010



iar: magazine E

E = Elephant [Issue 2 Spring 2010 £14.99 pp 204+cover]

£14.99 - you read right, no typos here - the price of a hard-back novel.

Sunday 1 August 2010

iar: magazine L

L = The Lady [Vol 224 No 63873 27 Jul 2010 £1.80 pp 84]