Recently I had an article accepted for publication in an American magazine called Pilcrow & Dagger. The magazine aims to showcase writing talent. The May/June 2016 issue had the theme of New Beginnings. Post divorce, I've been forced to pretty much start my life again so I figured I was ideally placed to write from the heart. Here is the... Continue Reading →
Everybody knew Duncan Campbell was a dependable Presbyterian. So his wife and eldest son, Alex, were aghast when he instructed them to take the family home from church without him.
This is the very first short story I wrote, back in 2009. I entered it into the Western Districts Short Story Competition and was amazed that although it did not place among the 18,000 entries, it did get a highly commended award. Each of the observations in the story are, more or less, true events that I witnessed... Continue Reading →