In the RAW

Four days later I’m struggling with the concept of success. Last Thursday evening I was at the end of the bar at The Brisbane with Kate and Andrew, and Jen’s friend Stephen, and lots of people I didn’t even know. They had said, “You were fantastic, you deserve to win,…

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Finding Love (& Sex) on Twitter

Most women under the age of 95 have been approached by men on social media. Most men have been contacted by women. There’s a temptation to write them all off as time-wasters and fakes, but I’m sure a percentage are people who are genuinely looking to form relationships ranging from…

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How to Read an eBook

The books on this site are currently all ebooks. In order to read them, you may need to download a file or app from a website or Play Store. If you have a Kindle, or you’re an Amazon customer, you need a file with the suffix .azw3; .azw; .kf8. If you don’t have…

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Joker, Flamingo, Phone

Sometimes Robert detested his job as a Presidential Aide, but perhaps the Boss would be in a good mood today. He took a deep breath, and knocked on the door of the Oval Office. A voice called, “Come in.” Robert’s nervousness increased with every step he took across the carpeted…

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Alien, Bicycle, Ladybug

When the tiny insect flew into Suzanne’s face her bike almost hit a pothole. She veered, cursed, almost fell off, and straightened up again—all in a fraction of a second. That was close. Her heart thudding, she pulled over to the side of the road. Not that the rutted track deserved…

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