Monthly Archives: January 2015

A Most Violent Year

He thinks , about forgiveness the forgiveness which he hadn’t got , and about time about the passing seconds about the approaching night. He waits , out of sight down the alleyway where he can see the “exit” sign the … Continue reading

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Whatever Happened To That Novel I Was Writing ?

What did happen to that novel that I was supposed to be writing ? You know earnestly like Vargas Llosa or maybe Orwell or even CJ Sansom ; Where has it gone and what shall ever become of it ? … Continue reading

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Je Suis Charlie

( Paris 7 January 2015 ) Where is liberty , where is equality , where is fraternity on the Rue Serpollet ? Whose liberty , whose equality , whose fraternity , on the Rue Serpollet ? What Liberty , what … Continue reading

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Interstellar

Standing in our stockinged feet on the surface of an alien world , wondering whether we can ever go back go back go back again to that place where we started from ? So very far away so very long … Continue reading

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