Her face wobbles, held up to a mirror of rippling water. The gilded edges glint against glistening pools of fear above her cheeks. Her face was lit, with a bouquet of roses and coral. Adorned with emerald pearls piercing the fog between them. Her hands shiver, shaking and stirring mystery which smothers. Skin … Continue reading Kerry
What do you say when a twelve-year-old asks you if we're dying? Three doors presented themselves. The first stately and indifferent, through which I'd feign disinterest and parade my selective hearing. The second scientific and nonchalant, which promises a cocktail of truth without feeling, shaken not reassured. The final, pulses red and glows pink like … Continue reading 8:40
Submissions wanted! This writing project, The Milk of Human Kindness, which seeks to reclaim what makes us human is a week old. We have already had one wonderful guest post, but we would love some more, to showcase the wide and wondrous variety of perspectives, thoughts and feelings on the world we live in. Pieces … Continue reading Project MHK: Submissions wanted.
I drove into smog and traffic… I thought ‘another typical London day’ But different this time… Grenfell Instant thoughts… ‘terrorism’ But no… human error and sub-standard materials We are first world… but build as if third world UK… as always reactive, never proactive AMTR Our first guest writer was motivated to write by his … Continue reading Errors (Guest post)
"Yet do I fear thy nature; It is too full o' th' milk of human kindness" - Lady Macbeth, Act I Scene V. Lady Macbeth saw it as a character flaw, yet in these troubling times it seems to be our only redeeming quality. In line with my 100th post I am starting a … Continue reading Project: The Milk of Human Kindness