All posts by Ian Sharman

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Half Remembered Tale

Yeah, so there’s this tricycle, and it’s in a car park, and…um…stuff happens, and it’s great. No, really it is. There’s this twist at the end, see, and everybody laughs. That’s the problem with jokes, I always remember the punch line and then have to

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The Hidden Message

“Ah, I see what we have here,” he mused aloud. “So you accept my hypothesis,” his learned colleague replied. “Hmm, I think, perhaps, that I’m going to have to…” “Let’s say, for the moment, that there really is more to this than just a chicken

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Future History

“If history has taught us anything,” he mused aloud as they explored the labyrinthine corridors of the old museum, “it’s that all civilisations eventually decline and fall, and their buildings and artefacts crumble and are buried within the earth for future generations to discover. Progress

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Watch It Go

At first it had been a blessing, or, at least, that’s what she’d been told. Everyone was so happy, she couldn’t help but feel happy too. Everyone promised to help when it came, but that’s what people do. You think they mean it at the

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In My Head

I lie in the bath and hold the razor blade in my head. Everything surrounds me, encases me. Trapped again, no escape, no way out, all is darkness, lies, deceit. All is lost, the future, certainty. All came crashing down around my ears. No, I

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The Once And Future King

The warrior king set foot upon the verdant ground of his native Britain. For too long had he slept on that enchanted isle called Avalon, waiting, watching for the time that he would once again be needed by his people. They called him “the once