Monthly Archives: May 2012

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Pissibang

Miller smelled her before he raised his eyes from the computer screen; spring flowers wafting through the usual miasma of stale food, coffee, and adolescent male body odor. He half stood up from his chair and peered towards the entrance of the internet cafe; he

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Disappear Here

I have come so far. I expected peace when I got here. I thought my mind would clear and my troubles would melt away. But my ears are assaulted by a cacophony of honking car horns, neon in every colour of the spectrum blinds me.

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What I Did On My Holiday

1. Pick a random-sounding place, in the most obscure part of the world, as far away as you can afford to fly. 2. When people ask where you’re going and furrow their brows at your reply, mock their ignorance with a surprised, ‘Pfffft….!’ and an

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A Cry In The Dark

Because this is the future, This is the past, This is the only thing, That will ever last, The key to tomorrow, A word for today, Don’t think the feeling, Is going away. Neon light on the highway, A sign in the dark, A way

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ACROSS

1 Popular mis-spelling of ‘the’ (3) 9 Common attire at a toga party (3, 5) 10 Frankie Boyle has one (4) 14 Boris Johnston is one (4) 15 Suppository (anag) (11) 17 What a bouncer might say if you leave a toga party and try

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This Monstrous Apparition

“Have I seen you somewhere before?” the stocky middle-aged man asked the younger man sitting beside him at the diner counter. He sipped his coffee, set the cup down. He smiled faintly. “I’m an actor,” he replied. “Huh! Anything I might have seen you in?”