Imagine

Imagine

I don’t worry about much, but I do wonder how things could play out. I wonder how long you can push and poke the European nations before they react with unmitigated fury. It is just over two generations since the biggest conflict in human history. A conflict initiated...
Remembrance Day – 2015

Remembrance Day – 2015

A pub, a church and a war memorial. The constant three. As I drove through the smallest hamlet or village in the UK, I was greeted by this triumvirate of society. One is dedicated to the enjoyment of company. To celebrate the passing of the day, to quench thirsts. Its...
In Memory of Sgt James McManus

In Memory of Sgt James McManus

In memory of my Great, Great Uncle who died of wounds on the 14th July 1916.  Although I haven’t traced the exact circumstances yet, it is most likely he was wounded on the 1st of July as the 12th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles went over the top on the...
Some VERY Short Stories…

Some VERY Short Stories…

A little while ago I entered a very short story competition. These were some of the drafts that I played around with but didn’t submit. Three of them are a bit sad, but hopefully the fourth will cheer you. As you’ll see, it was a competition with a very...