An elbow in my ear

The sun floods down my back whilst my shadow walks ahead. The day has just begun with no sadness, fear or dread. An Elbow in my ear and a goose upon my skin. A song inside my heart and a mile wide Cheshire grin. Advertisements

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Thumbs as fit as fiddles

I long to play some football, my circle isn’t interested in that sort of thing and the extended ring to which I once belonged is now a fading memory; my waistline, in contrast, is an ever expanding reality. My thumbs are as fit as fiddles – if fiddle thumbs were a thing, they’d be challenging […]

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Inspiration

He pulled the chair from under the desk with great gusto, plonked himself into the seat with a flump and cracked his knuckles. A blank document stared back. The cursor flashing patiently. Bob the cat was walking through the room at the time. He did not acknowledge the declaration of intent. He’d seen the grand […]

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Do it yourself

The books he was given or borrowed or bought were great at making him look smarter than he actually was. They lay around the house inviting people to judge him in a positive light yet that story was just as fictitious as the novels on the second shelf of the birch Kilby bookcase he’d purchased last week […]

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Motivation

The four walls of the office watched on as the collection of sour faces continued to let the worst of them get the better of them. Shoulders sloping. Lips’ curled down. Each sentence punctuated with sighs. The time for change had been and in it’s wake bubbled a wave of uncertainty, confusion and resentment. The […]

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