Here is a selection of writing – a mix of articles I’ve written for magazines, general musings and short stories. You can also go to www.rantsreviewsreflect.co.uk for more
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Some of these stories were published on the Ether Reads app. The stories have also been read at the ‘Are You Sitting Comfortably?’ night for White Rabbit at The Basement, Brighton

The Boss of Bankside (28 November 2016)

James stood immobile, despite the biting wind. His eyes stung, which was all the better. He could blame any leaking from the sockets as caused by the inclement conditions. Around him people eddied and swirled. Over and over again [...]

Roll Out the Barrel (02 July 2012)

Bertie perched grumpily on an ice cream tub. 'It's not fair', he muttered. 'Sally's only ten weeks older, but she's allowed to go'. He watched sceptically as his family scuttled along the gutter and cautiously darted towards the candy-floss [...]

Bent, Mr: Revisited (14 September 2011)

A SMALL NOTE ABOUT THIS STORY. IT DID APPEAR FOR TWO DAYS ON THE ETHER READS APP, WHEN THE 'T' OF THE CHARACTER'S NAME WAS AN 'N'. THEY WERE THEN CONTACTED BY THE RIGHTS OWNER FOR THE TV PROGRAMME [...]

Fresh Start (10 November 2011)

Fresh Start 'How are you? Well, I hope, and happy. I hope this message doesn't come as too much of a shock. It's been an awfully long time since we last saw each other, I realise. I left your [...]

Eye of the Beholder (31 October 2011)

Beauty examined her arm closely. The tiniest dent remained. At this rate it would be several years before the limb disappeared altogether. Far away, in a Liverpool suburb, a mother clutched her newborn scrap of infant exclaiming, ‘She’s so [...]