The Fight ::

It was the middle of summer, a twenty five degree night, and the air was thick and sweet. I was walking home from the local cinema and I cut through a carpark. Rain must have drifted through the area while the movie was on. It wasn’t any cooler but the smell was there, like the … Continue reading The Fight ::

One hundred words on the natural inclination of children towards cruelty ::

Every desk in the classroom had a microphone that relayed sound to the teacher’s hearing aid. But the hearing aid was unreliable. Its sensitivity fluctuated. Her students knew this. On days she turned her head to hear them they knew it was weak. She was weak. They would start mouthing words to each other like … Continue reading One hundred words on the natural inclination of children towards cruelty ::

One hundred words on the link between Alzheimer’s and masturbation ::

Challenge yourself, said the Professor. He was a short man with fierce, beady eyes. An enormous beard sprung from his face. It made him seem powerful. Don’t go trawling around on websites, he said. Bring reality to life in your mind. Think of the way things felt. His eyebrows flared upwards. Think of the lighting. Think … Continue reading One hundred words on the link between Alzheimer’s and masturbation ::