About correctly placing a single bullet into a certain space at a certain time in the future.


Colds are a nuisance, especially summer ones. You spend ages honking into a tissue or if it’s what’s called a bog roll cold, into grabbed off hunks of a handily placed roll of toilet tissue. I hate bog rollers because my nose always feels like it’s been sandpapered by the end of them. My particular … Continue reading

Some thoughts about monsters, antifa and the magical power of a wiggled finger.


Unlike what we always tell our children, there actually are real monsters in the world, and they come in many shapes and forms. Increasingly, they don’t live under a child’s bed or hiding behind that ajar door of their bedroom closet just waiting to leap out at you unless you keep a wary eye out … Continue reading

Silence doesn’t mean approval, nor does it mean acceptance.


If like me, you were taken aback if not totally astonished at some of the public displays of hysteria in the aftermath of Trump’s election victory, and then the even bigger ramp up of histrionics in the lead up to his inauguration day in late January of this year, you do have to wonder if there’s … Continue reading

When you go looking for trouble, you’ll find it.


A man once lifted me over his head and then threw me over a bar to crash into the optics and rows of glasses behind it. He was a big brute of a bastard and was used to being the boss of the bar. Roughing up smaller guys was his pastime and reinforced his alpha … Continue reading