She stands in front of me, water up to her waist. Her cozzie’s too big . It hangs loose and I can see her titties under her togs, like two little raspberries. I try not to look — but I try to look as well.
Two young brothers, Danny and Michael, each has a wish to make, but first they must confront the Devil.
Radio Blue Mountains
The children became a supply of female domestics and male farm labourers for land owners.
The first Jasmine is out, the birds are up at 5am and making a racket because there is no time to waste. A currawong painstakingly works its way through the trees and vines in the garden, looking through its gold-rimmed, gimlet eyes for the perfect piece of material to use in its nest building. He/she […]
The event created a new literary pleasure for me, reading excerpts from my stories to a live audience…
One of my recent short stories, The Chicken, has been accepted for publication by NSW School Magazine. The Chicken is a story of a Moroccan boy who has to leave his family and his village in the mountains to live with an aunt in the city so he can go to school. Here is the beginning of the story: […]
Michael drove the hire car slowly down the street. The city dropped away into the valley: slate rooftops shining black in the pale sun, new flats, domed mosques, Victorian warehouses no longer stacked with bales of Australian wool, and towering mill chimneys that had neither smoke nor pur- pose. Beyond the bowl of the city the distant Yorkshire moors were a dark smudge. Michael remembered the old saying: If you can see the moors on the other side of town it’s going to rain. If you can’t see them it’s already raining.
Now is your chance to show your solidarity with the defenders of Israel and the values we hold dear: freedom, justice and peace.
I have just received in the post a proof of my book of short stories ‘Meridian’. There is nothing quite like the thrill of having your new book in front of you. ‘Meridian’ will be available in a few weeks from my as print on demand and ebook.