Stare Into Space

Reading: Kraken – China Miéville

So, I’m reading, I’m reading. Some peculiar bits and pieces but nothing too weird. Nice little story progressing. Get to around page sixty and WHAM! What the crap? Clive Barker bursts out of the cupboard (watch it) carrying a tin washtub filled with the entrails of grotesque and alien monsters who have no right to […]

I Know It’s Never Too Late

I feel a bit bad, letting the old place go to rack and ruin like this. I’ll be the first to admit that it’s been kind of quiet around here lately. It’s not quite abandoned but I’m pretty sure a tramp has been living here and peeing on stuff. When I popped back, I noticed […]

The Venn Diagram of Wretchedness

IMG: With apologies to Byron

And the eyes of the sleepers waxed deadly and chill.

At The Zoo: They Forgot Hector

DO NOT PISS OFF THE ANIMALS.

IMG: My Local Park

  ATTENTION! ATTENTION! THE MINISTRY OF PARKS HAS DEEMED YOU GUILTY OF FACECRIME. REMAIN WHERE YOU ARE—PARK PATROL HAS BEEN DISPATCHED.  

IMG: Thaw

Stupid snow. We are due to travel to my parents for Christmas dinner. The Snowpocalypse saw us panic-buying emergency Christmas fare in case we’re unable to do so. It had better keep thawing as I’m not relishing the thought of the turkey substitute we’ve been lumbered with. It looks like a huge, frozen, chicken McNugget.

IMG: Corvidae Cold

  That’s actually ice on the end of its beak.  Chilly rook (I’m sure it’s chilly and relatively sure it’s a rook – my ornithology’s not what it was in my youth). 

IMG: Power Cut

IMG: Forebear – The General

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Gerry Hayes

Gerry Hayes

I mostly sit around all day and drink tea. Occasionally, I write stuff and send it to strangers so they can humiliate me and deride my efforts. Other than the self-harm to dull the shame of failure, it's not a bad life. Like I say, there's tea.

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