LIFE ON SNEEZY STREET Apparently I live on a street identified by the World Health Organisation as the influenza capital of the western world. The irritating condition is so prevalent in this street of sixtyRead more
Everything published in the periodical.
It was Tues., Jan. 12th, 9.p.m. The president was about to give his State of the Union address. I was hovering between sleep and wakefulness for the past six days. My usual insomnia significantly worsened afterRead more
Hail to the Cheese A story by FOI Pat O’Connell ‘Mr Allen, what makes you think that you can replace Mr Trump as President in 2020? You will be 85 then’, asked moderator Megyn KellyRead more
ELECTRONICS WANTED: OLD STYLE 3-PIN PLUG. Must have all three wires. Will pay anything reasonable for antique. Call Ben Frankly-Crazy on an old-fashioned telephone. Willnot accept email, mobile or text communication. JOBS WANTED: WAITER forRead more
Unwittingly, subconsciously, my child had packed a sail. I, stoically kept it furled for as long as I could, knowing the air was still. We, blew out our cheeks early, though it was not enough,Read more
NEW LIBERAL LITERATURE In skilled and erudite parody of Machiavelli’s classic of elitist and callous power broking, a non-fiction novel called The Price has been published by Everyman-Has-His-Price publishing company. The author’s name has beenRead more