Living List Tick – Spend a Week on a Tropical Island

  Adam had his 40th birthday earlier this year. Despite my best efforts to convince him otherwise, he was positive he didn’t want any fuss or party to document the occasion. What he did want – and I was more than happy to organise! – was a holiday to a warm place he could sit and…

Cosplay (a poem)

Cosplay I knew there would be trouble (and I was in no mood for trouble) when he shadowed me off the tram and hissed into my ear, Why are you dressed like that? Halloween isn’t for months. Dipping my head, I changed my plan, and ducked into the service station on the corner, but he…

What I’m Reading June 2017

It’s been a hectic, tiring month. I’ll explain more in a post to come later in the week, but for the moment let me capture the feeling by saying it’s taken me a couple of minutes just to compose these first two (rather boring!) sentences. It’s no coincidence then that two of these books should…