Monthly Archives: June 2015

BEAUTY

Each day she stood in front of me, preening and pouting, demanding that I make her something she was not.  It wasn’t my fault.  They say you can’t make a silk purse from a sow’s ear.  And you can’t make … Continue reading

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SECRETS

He told me to tell him my secret. ‘How do you have so many friends?’ He searched my hands with his fingers, hoping to grasp some truth from me. ‘Tell me! Why is it so many people like you?’ He … Continue reading

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THE FECKLESS SERVANT – 100

Perhaps the ‘wicked and lazy’ servant in St Matthew’s Gospel was simply shy like me. The tattooed fisted men had sauntered into my flat, scattering piles of catalogues. I agreed to hide money for the gang in return for protection. … Continue reading

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