Writing The Message You Need To Deliver

Writing The Message You Need To Deliver

I am on a crusade. I am a divine messenger. I have just discovered this. A few weeks ago I was just writing. Now I am experiencing it as a higher calling. I won’t say that it is truly biblical but the analogies are there. There has been a change in my thinking. I was...
Painting The Problem We All Live With

Painting The Problem We All Live With

Yesterday I made a discovery. I came across a very special painting by an American artist who was active in the middle of the twentieth century. Norman Rockwell worked predominately for magazines and illustrated their covers. In order to make a living as an artist he...
The Infancy Of A Novel

The Infancy Of A Novel

Loreless, the novel which I have struggled to complete, began a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away. Well not exactly, but I was on another part of the planet and it was a great distance from where I am now. It actually bothers me how long it has taken to get to...
Invoking Parkinson’s Law

Invoking Parkinson’s Law

Mr. Parkinson had it all worked out. Government departments have a peculiar way of working. There is a certain amount of work to be done. It makes no difference if you have a week to do it in or a year. The work will get done in the prescribed amount of time. It will...
The Bureaucrat

The Bureaucrat

He peered up at me from his little hole and hissed, “Tip”. “Huh?” Again, this time a little louder and a lot more snake-like. “Tip!” The penny dropped. “Aah.” We had just spent the best part of an hour trying to get...

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