Part one can be found here: Snow Angels - Pt. 1 The red Mini bounced and rocked as they hurtled down the dirt track; red clay earth splattering the side of the car. ‘Fucking Mini, why the fuck did you get a Mini?’ he screamed in a rhetorical outburst. He’d told her that a Mini … Continue reading Snow Angels – Pt.2
As Cormac drew level with the entrance to the psychiatric hospital he slammed on the brake and almost head-butted the steering wheel. He opened the door and stumbled out of the car, smashing his elbow on the edge of the door and landing hard on his knees. ‘Fuck it’ he muttered as he got up … Continue reading Snow Angels – Pt 1.
Sometimes, I don’t wear my glasses - just to keep the world blurry.
I have a case of extraordinary vision. My eyeballs have been prodded, my eyelids lifted; stuck in near pitch rooms and torches shone in my eyes. Most people think 20-20 vision is the best you can do, some in the know think it’s 20-15, but mine is 20-.001. Let me explain… for 20-20 vision you … Continue reading Windows to the Soul
I sat in the earth one day. Amongst the roots and the worms, I shook hands with the moles and made friends with the rats. I dug below the crust and drank in the magma, grappled with the iron core and slowed the spin. If your watch runs funny, that’s me. I explored the mountains … Continue reading One Day
From the branch bereft of leaves, the sleeping bag hangs - part sunken in the snow. Through the howling wind, the baying wolves, the empty tent – filled with... In the shadows, a gun shot rings -
Moonlight cast shadows on the wall of the house as Jason crept delicately through the flower bed. A snail crunched under his foot and he quickly lifted it up, out of instinct. He bent down to look at the decimated shell, then stepped to the side and carried on round to the back of the … Continue reading Naughty or Nice
Shades of Red – Pt 1. – Can be found hereShades of Red – Pt. 2 – Can be found here Kevin was waiting in the car park with the window rolled down and music playing from the radio. In the wing mirror, he spotted Gerald lumbering along under the weight of the post bags … Continue reading Shades of Red – Pt 3.
Monoamine Oxidase A (low activity genotype variation) and Cadherin 13 are known as the warrior genes. You may have heard of them, but didn’t know their names, well – there they are – MAOA-L and CDH13. For years scientists have been trying to find the causation of these two genes and violent behaviour; as the … Continue reading In the Genes