Category Archives: prose

Asthma

Here’s another thing I wrote years ago approximately 1980 but the illustrations were done last month. Asthma Reclining in cars – the odd word stuck into the cream-pie of conversation – while outside – bloated fish swim belly-upwards in opaque … Continue reading

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Hunting etcetera

Here is a short prose piece I wrote in about 1979. It is a poor imitation of a writer who I last mentioned here on the 3rd November 2011. So this can be an introduction to whatever I deliver as … Continue reading

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Winter Thirst

WINTER THIRST A Short Operation Fall Green became tawny. Between tall spindle trees smoke rose from a cottage chimney. It hung in the air and then spilled to one side. As Ern and Kast drew closer they heard sweet violin … Continue reading

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Christmas 2011

It’s been a particularly dark, dismal and wet end of December start of new year, but I have managed to do a couple of things. Firstly here is a piece of music with words that I have called Pineapple Crumble. … Continue reading

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Fool’s Gold Part 4

This is the last part of the Fool’s Gold travesty. Here are the links to the other parts. Part 1 Part 2 Part 3 And now here is Part 4. Tired and embarrassed as usual, but he still stayed up … Continue reading

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Fool’s Gold Part 3

Where could it have led to? The king must surely know by now. Sadly, not. The strangest thing so far has been the disappearance of the cockroach’s money-sac and its subsequent reappearance in the blast furnace. You’re aghast. Surely nothing’s … Continue reading

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Fool’s Gold Part 2

What are you writing? An insoluble dilemma? Not quite. You see you are looking at it from the layman’s point of view. Your vision is restricted if you don’t mind me saying so. Calamity’s hardly the word. He flavoured distractedly … Continue reading

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Fool’s Gold Part I

More old writing. This dates from about 1982/3 and is headed Imaginary Dialogue (Notes towards a drama). This is part 1 of 3 or 4. The illustrations are new. …………………………………………………………………………………………………… It couldn’t have been him – he was washed out, … Continue reading

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An Evening Stroll

This is the 35th (Maybe) post of my blog. Not necessarily the sort of number that one usually celebrates and perhaps this is not a celebration. When I post something I write some words. That’s writing but not really what … Continue reading

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