Long Beard

The rain subsided though water still covered the road, washing in to the gutters. Jemmie and I were looking to make shenanigans, since the pub had forced its lights and …

Watercolour Painting

(A 50-word story). I had bought the watercolour painting of the 1920s Melbourne streetscape in a downtown marketplace set at the back of an alleyway edging the very same street. …

The Liebster Award

Believe it or not, the Liebster Award is a thing. It even has this medallion pictured below. My blogging friend over at A Z Pascoe has nominated me and so …

Price Check! The Musical

A trolley full of laughs!  Price Check! – The Musical is a new Australian musical comedy, offering some strong and independent competition to our American-dependent musical ears and eyes – …

Louie, Louie

I see him, old Louie and he just stands there and stares like some big old thing. His shades loping. His brows furrowed. His sills dusty. But everyday I sing …

Vitamin Crazy

There’s something in the air. I don’t know what it is. But the people are howling and the stray dogs are quiet and it scares me. The tram rattles by. …

Jean

He waddles through the front door bearing a rustic suitcase and treasure shaped box, most likely holding all of his life’s possessions. Mauritius, he says to me. I go Mauritius. …