"I have a date," Derrick said without warning. The waitress set the drink on the table in front of him. "Sure," she replied uninterested, unphased and, unlistening. Derrick looked up; an overhead light shone in his eyes. The shine stopped him from reading the name badge. It prevented him from personalizing the interaction any further. … Continue reading Super Short Story: Surrogation Anxiety 1/3
"Keep walking," a tall man said to a smaller one. "I'm hurt," the small one said. "Francis cut out the melodrama," said the tall man. The tall man gripped Francis’ upper arm and tried to drag him away. "Kev, listen to me, I'm hurt," said Francis. Seven smashed glasses scattered on cobbles. Gin, tonic, cola … Continue reading Super Short Story: Keep Walking
Repression You probably had some crazy ideas when you were younger. I believed the reason that some priests turned out to be paedophiles was that they repressed their desire to have sex with women. Push a desire down far enough, and it will surface somewhere else only in an uglier form. The theory was … Continue reading Blog Post: Listening to your body will make you happier.