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2021, Short Story

Hiding – A Short Story

Eliza woke up screaming. All her dreams were the same since that night. But it was OK he wasn’t here now. She listened to the hammering rain against the window and slowly took deep breaths. In and out. In and out.  The scent of the rain filled her bedroom through her small open window and… Continue reading Hiding – A Short Story

Bookish, Reviews

Backstories by Simon Van Der Velde #BookReview

Dreamers, singers, heroes and killers, they can dazzle with their talent or their unmitigated evil, yet inside themselves, they are as frail and desperate as the rest of us. But can you see them? Can you unravel the truth? These are people you know, but not as you know them. Peel back the mask and… Continue reading Backstories by Simon Van Der Velde #BookReview

Blog Tour, Books, Reviews

The Untameable by Guillermo Arriga #BookReview #BlogBlast

Goodfellas meets White Fang. A gripping coming of age thriller of vengeance and destiny set between Mexico City's murderous 1960s underworld and the bleak tundras of Canada's most remote province. By the BAFTA-winning screenwriter of Amores Perros. Yukon, Canada's far north. A young man tracks a wolf through the wilderness. The one his grandfather warned him about: "Of all… Continue reading The Untameable by Guillermo Arriga #BookReview #BlogBlast

Blog, Blog Tour, Bookish, Reviews, Romance

The Cosy Little Cupcake Van by Annette Hannah #BlogTour #BookReview

Camilla's delicious cakes are the talk of her little village. If you need a perfectly iced mouthful of joy, Camilla 'Cupcake' is your woman. But after losing her mother, she finds her home and her business in jeopardy. She needs a little helping hand... Thankfully her friends are always there for her, and when she… Continue reading The Cosy Little Cupcake Van by Annette Hannah #BlogTour #BookReview

Blog Tour, Books, Reviews

Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller #BookReview #BlogTour #PublicationDay

What if the life you have always known is taken from you in an instant? What would you do to get it back? Twins Jeanie and Julius have always been different from other people. At 51 years old, they still live with their mother, Dot, in rural isolation and poverty. Inside the walls of their… Continue reading Unsettled Ground by Claire Fuller #BookReview #BlogTour #PublicationDay

Len

Perhaps to be or not to be a weasel…

If nothing's good or bad but thinking makes It so, it follows on for me I think, Therefore l am' implies I'm pretty good? Yet, others might infer this specious lie Is self-designed to smooth, if not defy, The warts & wrinkles ethics breeds in rude And ill-defined bad habits- mostly drink And words, more… Continue reading Perhaps to be or not to be a weasel…

Len

Marriage: The Lover to his Post-PostModern Coy Mistress

'My love, I love you far-too much for marriage... [Anon] I asked Her 'Will you marry me? She said I will; but one day by & bye, not now? Tomorrow, next month, next year, maybe? How We go, too quick or slow, makes soon or late? It's down to you & I, we/us, not Fate?… Continue reading Marriage: The Lover to his Post-PostModern Coy Mistress

Len

Calligraphy, or The Self-Reflexive Art of Writing Finely

Calligraphy's a vain pursuit, akin To sniffing one's own toxic, home-brewed farts! I mean, what should be merely plain & practical Breeds a stylish craft of futile arts And hideous pride in small & worthless, personal Deeds? The feckless grandeur shown within Italic, even Gothic lines, reflects The weakness such strong, caring hand protects! But,… Continue reading Calligraphy, or The Self-Reflexive Art of Writing Finely