Synopsis of my Detective Story

Twin brothers in their late forties,  Ozzie and Boris Moss, had always been rivals who had followed different careers. Boris had joined the local police force in Oxfordshire and over the years had been promoted to Detective Inspector. Ozzie, on the other hand, had...

Wildlife

At last Summer days are here I go out to take the air but there is wildlife out there absolutely everywhere. I walk straight outside into webs that stick to me like glue and a snail I’ve just crushed too right there underneath my shoe. That scabby squashed slimy...

Seasons of Change

I met Rob in Spring. We had been chatting on an internet dating site and, after about a month of lighthearted on-line banter, I agreed to give him my phone number. We chatted every evening for about a week before we arranged to meet in a public place for a coffee. I...

Conversation on a Plane

“I wonder how much longer we will have to sit on this stupid runway going nowhere.” “Lord only knows.” “I get very nervous waiting to take off, don’t you?” “No not really. I just get cross at the delay.”...

Memento Poem

My children came on holiday to stay in Porthcothan with me. We walked the coast path round the bay but found it further than the sea. We were awestruck by the flowers blooming mid the grasses that day but cringed while that dog of ours barked at all that passes that...
Remember walking in the sand

Remember walking in the sand

What a night to remember at Perranporth Inn! Although perhaps I really shouldn’t confess my sin! The brandies were cheap, and we all celebrated the result of chef’s daughter after she’d mated. His baby grandson was born just before midnight, much to our favourite...