Tag: never mind the beasts

HAMMER AND PIGGY

Here is a story from Milton Keynes, England, in 1982, Coffee Hall Housing Estate. It is close to Christmas and after Guy Fawkes. Everything is shiny, especially the new 20P coin, an equilateral curve heptagon. This microfiction is from Never Mind the Beasts, my novel in flash fictions, forthcoming from

NEVER MIND THE BEASTS: A NEW WEBSITE

I just reached over half million visits on my blogger website Never Mind the Beasts.  A mile stone maybe. Thank you so much for stopping by!! The blogger Never Mind the Beasts blog has now gone dark to avoid duplicate content. Never Mind the Beasts now has its own domain

HOLE IN THE MIDDLE

In 2012 I was living in Katowice, Poland. One of my favorite days was national donut day. It is a big deal in Poland and in Poland the donuts are very good. They are maybe my favourite donuts in the whole world. There really isn’t a hole in a Polish

THE ELEPHANTS

The moon is sometimes bloated. There is so much. Just stop, slow down, take a look at your brain. It is very bloated. Put your thoughts in a balloon, maybe 99 red balloons, and pop them. Over and over. Here are some balloons. From my book The Green Monk, forthcoming

DREW GARDNER

TERRIFIC POEMS BY DREW GARDNER OVER AT EMPTY MIRROR: http://www.emptymirrorbooks.com/poems/poems-by-drew-gardner.html

THE ALL NEW SWIMMER’S CLUB

The all new swimmer’s club. Now over at the classic indie press Dostoyevsky Wannabe:  

BROWN GIRL IN THE RING

From my ongoing manuscript Never Mind the Beasts. Ring games. South London. Near Elephant and Castle. 1970s. We popped over to South London from Northern Ireland to escape The Troubles. I was a sensitive wee boy.

SAINT PRIMAL

Currently finishing up my manuscript Never Mind the Beasts. Never Mind the Beasts is a book of saints with many settings, including: Lisbon, London, Milton Keynes, Hurricane, Portadown, Katowice, Faro, and Texas. It is a great mashup bursting with flavours, including: instructional essays, alien immigrant memoirs, erotic stories, vignettes, political

PUBLIC POOL

Have some wee London stories over at Public Pool with audio. “Snug” and “Dinosaurs.” From my novel in progress The Autobiography of Don Whiskers:

XING THE LINE FAREWELL READING

I read at Xing the Line last night. My last reading before leaving to live in Madrid. On the eve of the big vote. Maybe I will not be gone long. Who knows. I hope I am still an EU citizen after today. Then again I have been meaning to

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