Plant life

My main contribution to the gardening at home is to cut the grass and dig holes where I’m told to. But I enjoyed the ceramic flowers I found on a summer visit to the Botanic Gardens in Ventor. Frances Doherty‘s pieces were strange, unexpected and beautiful. I particularly liked the simple words that came with […]

How to find story ideas

Where do I get my short story ideas from? Mainly I just make them up. But once in a while I’ll find something like this, an item in my local newspaper. What makes this the germ of a good story? For me, it’s not the fact that this arch criminal was trying to escape the […]