how gentle was Time back when back when there were no summer rains and new-found love was both innocent and wild back when Time had yet to be wholly realized had yet to aggrieve, to exist before the epoch of open awakening Time, a mock-ruin folly gracing a veiled skyscape, emptiness reigned absolute then came … More SLAVES TO TIME


As of about now I shall be away from my blog spoiling my dear wife, Shirl. I estimate that by the end of June she will likely tire of such indulgence. In the meantime, I leave you with a dose of refined lunacy and wish one and all the very best of good fortune. CUCKOO … More CUCKOO ALICE


Cambridge had taught her the reflective ways of philosophy; likewise, covert operations had taught her to think on the hoof. It is thus that contradicting her previous well thought through ‘theory of his full-time protection’, she concludes she needs a space within which to think. Hence a little later, mid-mornings prospect of strong coffee only … More ENTICING ASYLUM


Oppressors who find themselves incapable of mastering hypnosis generally further their nefarious ambitions by way of implementing the contrived premise, ‘supremacy by way of inflicting terror upon the general populous’. Insofar as the highly-prized prisoner was concerned, he served that purpose well. In essence, he was an example and a warning to one and all. … More A PENNY WHISTLE ORCHESTRA