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Burning Wolfhound – Prologue

Anjuna Beach, Goa, India – March 1968 The grey ship was on fire. A few hippies gathered on the beach as the flames lit up the night with a haunting flickering on the palm trees. A loud bang had woken…

Bert

2017 – This story is terrible and the politics are all wrong, post 2020 I’d not have written this. Its not pro-war but the brief was to write a fiction story based on facts. At the time I lived in…

Departure Gate

Written 2017 “I’m going to have a coffee, how about you?” said the man. “Ok, I’ll have a tea,” said the girl. She took off her coat and hung it on the back of the chair. For a minute neither…

Biggles and the Jackal

A mix of Biggles and the Jackal from “The Day of the Jackal”. Double fan fic. Biggles looked down at the cold morning rolling French landscape from the two seater ‘pusher’ type aircraft. Ahead of him an empty seat: leaving…

Biggles and the Cool Trip

(This is based on an actual Biggles book “Another job for Biggles” where they set fire to a hashish plantation and Ginger gets high. The opening is based on the same book where Biggles and Raymond do indeed examine a…

Biggles and the Fags Of Doom

2017 – There are a lot of typical Biggles book moments here. 18. Algy has a nice cup of tea It was morning and the sky was bright blue overhead as Algy stood by the Deth-Trap-o-Smoko. He had spent a…

Cold Coffee

Written 2017 Gladys sat down on the sofa with her shopping bags all around her. “Bloody cold out there,” she said. “That it is mum,” said Beryl. “At least we got the fancy dress.” “Yes. Do you want a coffee?”…

Ead’s Invisible Bin Spaceship

2017 – something not quite right about this story, what do you think? Ead pressed the buttons of his spaceship and brought it into land at Trafalgar Square. It was 1pm in the afternoon on a Saturday.             No one…

Captain Clarkson and the Age of Thump

a retelling of the legend of Icarus in modern political satire Written 2017. This was the original version of Project Icarus, “silly men doing silly things”, and the message was lost. So I took out the silly and made Project…

Rupert

Written 2017 Julia stood by the train door as it pulled into Beckton station. She had been watching the nearly empty platform all the time as it had come into view. The small train was almost empty, and as the…

The Gimp

Written 2017 – Contains adult themes John was making coffee when the gimp suit arrived. It had been a normal day until then. The kids had gone off to school, as usual, followed by his wife, as usual. She had…

The Viper

Witten 2014 – A pretty ropey story. It combines the Terry Waite story and a Blakes 7 opening scene as it’s inspirations. The hood made my world dark and the ropes that bound my wrists and ankles stopped me moving…

there is little worth noting

there is little worth noting i’m by the river very little happens so much is past so much is pointless the words don’t say it the words are empty meaningless the river runs dry once, last week, it was high…

wyndpharms are stupid

for the lasttime, there was another timewith handles tothe here, & now,one daythere will be morethan virusesman madeormonkeys/esotericmonkeysthough eclectic cars & wyndpharmsdon’t work very welllike bitey sideways teeth ofweird dragons i’d say i was ahumorous james juice,but he’d probably think i…

Dry Golden

(One of the oldest poems I still have, the rest were lost. Maybe 2008, really not sure) Far away I remember the fields,Dry golden,Days when the corn was taller than us,And we trampled the crop to make rooms,Sometimes naked,Ah such…