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Rants, Reviews & Reflections

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.


Serve Cold

Melanie signalled for another to anesthetise the customary rage a visit home caused, noticing the bar swelling with a thirsty audience. She glanced at a poster, recognising Artie from average, not outstanding, chat show appearances. A clamour greeted his emergence [...]

Lobster Dance (07 February 2012)

If the next person to walk past has a red coat, thought Paul, then she'll definitely come. A black leathered woman ran, chasing a bus. His shoulders sagged. Ok, if the next person has a kid. An elderly couple [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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