Short story published at Harbinger

I’ve had another short story published. Two in one month, a new personal best. This one is a little bit different, being a non-genre piece. I normally write in the science-fiction, fantasy or horror genre, or some mishmash of all three. This was something...

Condensed Lord’s Prayer, txt style

I know this is very old news, but I’m still in holiday mode. I came across it again recently anyway, so it’s like fashion – everything old is new again. Back in 2003 (yeah, that old) the satirical Christian online magazine Ship of Fools ran a...

Bible myths at bus stops

Twas Christmas Eve morn and all through the streets Cars queued angrily and folk ground their teeth On this pagan celebration, by Christians hijacked Stress levels were soaring and nerves were wracked When there sat at a bus stop a prophet, all grey And he shared his...

Listen at hospital for the doc’s vernacular

I read this in the Sydney Morning Herald today and found it both amusing and informative. Of course, that’s because it all applies to someone (or someones) else. I don’t think it would be so amusing to hear any of this said about myself. Still, it’s...

Non-denominational salutations to you all

Well, I’m returned from my road trip safe and sound. I already miss the open road and wish I was able to continue riding indefinitely. In a country like Australia, that’s almost possible. And now the complete idiocy of this irritating Christian festival is...