Whatever Takes Your Fancy: Silly-Savvy Story

‘Select something,’ he said. ‘Yeah, I know, you said that before, but I just can’t think. It’s so hard to choose.’ ‘Just go for it. Whatever. Anything that takes your fancy!’ ‘But why? And if I do this, this time, what will you ask me to do next time?’ ‘Who knows – might be something…

Silly-Savvy Story: Lockdown

Lock-Down Three weeks, the British authorities said. Just three weeks to stay indoors, keep safe and protect others. It’s just a teeny-weeny virus, they said. Against our forces, and our willpower, it’s got no chance. We’ll corner it, and once it’s got nowhere to go, it’ll clear off, just disappear – poooffff! Like a bubble,…

Savvy Story – Carapace

She paces. Two forward, one back; three forward, one back; for forward, one back. And, in this way, she picks up her pace, each time, getting a little bit further. As others, get further, they actually get closer – closer to a goal, to someone else’s goal – a goal that someone else set, for…

Dippy Bit

  I slice the top off my soft-boiled breakfast egg and watch as the little crackly bits start to cave in. But its a start-stop moment.  Most of the cracklies find themselves held back by a sticky membrane. Have the cracklies been saved from a great fall into a disaster zone, or have they been…

Monday Thoughts

  On Monday, I tried to avoid Tuesday. So many things to do, work-related things, on Monday, today, my day off work!   On Monday, I did Tuesday’s work, thinking to get it out of the way, dispose of it, to make Tuesday, my work-day,  better!   On Monday, Tuesday’s work done, I popped an…

And God Sat Down

God got to the seventh day, but wasn’t happy – there at the end – on the fringes, so he took three and a half giant steps backwards and sat down to protect his space on a lump of sandstone rock, right there in the middle of Myddle, and he liked what he saw, so he…