I Am Iron Man

Jackie’s Diary Entry 18/07/2019 I shouldn’t have risked smuggling this old thing in my night bag, but I need to get these feelings out. I’m so blessed. So lucky. So tired. Two tiny, beautiful little boys. I hope they’ll be okay. I hope they can fatten up and not get sick and nothing goes wrong.Continue reading “I Am Iron Man”

I Am Iron Man

I am Iron Man Has he lost his mind?Can he see or is he blind?Can he walk at allOr if he moves will he fall? Is he alive or dead?Has he thoughts within his head?We’ll just pass him thereWhy should we even care? He was turned to steelIn the great magnetic fieldWhere he travelled timeForContinue reading “I Am Iron Man”

Corona

So I found myself at the supermarket early Saturday morning, a ritual that had once been a sacred source of serenity for me. That was because no one gets up early on the weekend where I come from. Until now, of course. I’m sure you have all been exposed to it. I’m not documenting anythingContinue reading “Corona”

The Stranger

I recently stumbled across a show that managed to qualify as one of those rare glimmers of entertainment that both my wife and I could enjoy together. If you have managed to wander into this sacred Netflix territory with your respective partner, you may find yourself loathing and cherishing it equally. Loathing because if youContinue reading “The Stranger”

About Time

Today we ponder the 2013 Time Travel romance flick About Time. Instantly impressed with the casting – you never can go wrong with Bill Nighy and the gorgeous Rachel McAdam’s lights up the screen as she does any other set – but the wild card here is Domhnall Gleeson, a refreshing protagonist and an interestingContinue reading “About Time”

Time Flies on Gin Lane

Rachael ‘The death of a beautiful woman is, unquestionably, the most poetical topic in the world’ – Edgar Allan Poe Rachael was in love with the wrong woman. The first time Rachael had met Susanna, she had taken her breath away. They became close, but Rachael knew that they could be so much more. SueContinue reading “Time Flies on Gin Lane”

The Myopian Defence

Roger Roger needed to wrangle those beautiful idiot savants Danny and Stanley and hope that their miraculous but fortunate blunder could be reverse engineered to fit the specifications of the contract. He had received specific co-ordinates from his contact at the Myopian Cooperative Defence Council, but right now that did not concern him. He wantedContinue reading “The Myopian Defence”

The Myopian Defence

Roger Roger could hardly believe his luck. He was almost certain that this project was doomed. Luck had never been something that he had factored into strategic planning. He relied on sound research and a skilled team of analysts. On this project he had a clear lack of each, and yet he still achieved hisContinue reading “The Myopian Defence”

Time Flies on Gin Lane

The Mandela Effect ‘Some people never go crazy. What truly horrible lives they must lead.’― Charles Bukowski Susanna awoke on a hospital bed, blinking hard as her eyes acclimatised to the strong fluorescent light. The incessant sounds of beeping coupled with bouts of urgent background conversation suggested that she was in the emergency ward. SusannaContinue reading “Time Flies on Gin Lane”

Time Flies on Gin Lane

Suzette ‘That is my ambition, to have killed more people — more helpless people — than any man or woman who has ever lived.’ – Jane Toppan Suzette Cromwell crept into her apartment, carefully closing the door behind her to avoid waking Raquel. Raquel had consumed a considerable amount of wine last night, and combinedContinue reading “Time Flies on Gin Lane”