Monthly Archives: August 2012

My Mum’s Stew Recipe (non-fiction)

1lb lean steak pieces (beef/lamb) or 1lb pork ribs 1 large onion 4 med carrots 6-8 medium potatoes salt and pepper Worcester sauce =================== – Cover meat 2.5 pints water in large pot – Add salt and pepper – add … Continue reading

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1st draft #3

(Drops) I wish I could be loved.Like a dogOr the words that stir up thoughtsOf a dusky, drowsy pink,Puffed out near evening in the sky.As white clouds tinge and blushAnd the Summer sun goes down. And thenQuite gentlyIn the dark, … Continue reading

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First Draft #2

Harold loved her, and that was all that mattered.   He was…   It’s hard to describe.   “An urban hermit”, you might say. If you were in a charitable, poetic mood. And if you were far enough back from … Continue reading

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First draft #1

Adam woke soon after dawn. The curtains had not been properly drawn the night before. A thin sheet of light was passing through the chink into the room. Illuminating the thick, dusty air, it reflected first off the mirror on … Continue reading

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Here beginneth the lesson

You’ve signed up for a blog? Really? Oh, well done. No, really. I’m happy for you. Written anything yet? Anything? Anything at all? I’ll leave you in peace. Let you get on with it.

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