Closed! But how can this be? I fall my knees outside the Stalinesque structure that calls itself the Public Library, … More
One foot in the grave
I remember coming home from school to be told my nanna was dead. I cried, more from the surprise than … More
Stuffed Siegfried, a short story
Burned or buried? That’s what they ask you when you fill out a cheap form will. Like there’s only two … More
What is it about you and death, mate?
Ever since I turned 30, I’ve had this fascination with death. I’m the kind of person who’s always running around … More
What love is
It’s been more than a month – and I still look across to his grave, on the other side of … More
Three weeks – the difference between life and death
Sometimes there’s no time to say goodbye. Three weeks ago, Mr L (an old guy in a hostel whom I … More
Fantastic New Business Opportunity No 67
REALLY DANGEROUS TOURS!!! Depressed? Sick? Old? Want to opt out? Don’t take a drug overdose. Put that shotgun away. Enough … More
Would YOU pull the plug on Nelson?
Nelson Mandela is on life support. In related news, Saturday was spent discussing, erm… End of Life. AKA Passing Away … More
The Karmic Challenge, Week 29: Your Life, Your Stuff?
THE CHALLENGE. A man (Captain Savage). A woman (Rose). A quest. To earn enough karmic points by Christmas to be … More
Rose’s Reviews: Oh no it’s Old Age…RUN! (oh that’s right, you can’t. Ha ha!)
Maybe I shouldn’t have read this book. The thing is, I’m already feeling a bit down. I avoid my own … More