Ask Me Anything

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You’re an Asshole!

Hi everyone, Asshole Astrology is my faux horocscope column where I pretend to provide ‘horoscopes for horrible people.’ It doesn’t … More

Welcome to Chapter 23

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Boiled Lobster [Medium]

  Photo by Toa Heftiba on Unsplash I didn’t realise You were there until I saw you snatch and Snap your grubby claw. … More

My Corona [Substack]

  Photo by Jake Bradley on Unsplash American friends asked me to write a few words about my experience of the coronavirus crisis. … More

Does The Size Matter? [Medium]

  Photo by Charles 🇵🇭 on Unsplash Never mind the length, feel the width Some stories are short. Some stories are long. Some … More

Welcome to Sarcasm [Medium]

  Photo by Nick Fewings on Unsplash “I provide much needed sarcasm.” — Anya (Buffy the Vampire Slayer) Sarcasm is my raison d’etre. … More

Rule of Thumb [Medium]

  Photo by Kyle Glenn on Unsplash These are some of my #ruleofthumb rules of thumb. Tell me yours. James Garside @jamesgarside_ #ruleofthumb: … More

Why do you write? [Medium]

  Photo by Florian Klauer on Unsplash When asked what I write, I usually grunt and say, “words”, before making a hasty retreat. … More

graffiti living [Medium]

  Photo by Patrick Tomasso on Unsplash I get a lot of people visiting my blog in search of graffiti, but it’s really … More

Story Bowls [Medium]

  Photo by Biel Morro What shape is a story? Make that shape with your hands. Did you make a circle, … More

Bibliomancy [Medium]

  Photo by Gaelle Marcel Groucho Marx once said, “Outside of a dog, a book is man’s best friend. Inside of … More

Ask Me Anything

Happy New Year! I’m starting a discussion thread on Chapter 23. This is your chance to ask me anything. I … More