All posts by Rol Hirst

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Alone Again, Or…?

Do you have any idea how many people have died here? I mean, since this place was built, in ’68. Some of them were accidents, yeah, back when this building was a dye house and factory regs were a lot less stringent than they are

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Skeleton Duel

“Ledbetter.” “Costello.” “Well? I’m a busy man, Ledbetter—“ “So they told me on reception. Not avoiding me, are you Hank?” “Some of us still have a job to do, Spencer.” “Ouch. The famed Costello rapier. I suppose this is where I should point out that

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Four Feet Under

It’s just something to do. I mean, everyone’s taken drugs and stolen a car and shagged someone else’s boyfriend in the middle of Beaumont Park on a wet Saturday afternoon. There’s nothing unusual about robbing fags from the offie, or spray-painting your names on the

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Dinner At Eight

So we’re having your friends over again, and you’ve told me to prepare something special. Being the dutiful little wife you always expect me to be, I’ve put a great deal of thought into tonight’s menu – and knowing how particular your friends can be,

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Companies Love Misery

7-23, what’s that noise? Shit – 7-23 – I’m late! Blasted alarm clock, why didn’t you–? Shit! Have I got time for a shave? I’ve got to have a shave, I can’t turn up looking like the Unabomber, this job’s important – why didn’t the