I love to write. I’ve written children’s novels, books for young adults, loads of horror and quirky stories which have found homes in magazines and on websites in the UK and in the States. Here a link to my latest fantasy novella.
12 Signs You've Become a Middle-aged Gay!
You may once have been the twink that turned heads on the gay scene, but let’s face it that was decades ago. In your head, you may still be 29, but if any of these ring true, you could have become a middle-aged gay!
Give it a Name
Give it a name, they’d said. If it has a name and a personality you can talk to it, tell it to go away; treat it like an unwelcome visitor.
A memory lingers somewhere that’s warm A time tucked away, but still close at hand If I pause and breathe the scent of cut lawn
The Boy Who Cried Blood
For a hideous, elongated moment, she thought one of the estate kids had broken in and cut off his face. He wore a dry mask of blood and his white pillows were drenched in sticky red. It was only when he moaned and his sealed eyelids began to undulate like boiling pasta parcels, that she screamed with relief and ran to his bedside.
Your soft profile blends with the pillow I watch you sleep You snore gently Like static . I know this moment is fleeting
Fragile daylight Cowers from encroaching night Crouched at the edge of autumn glaze Summer scorch Has blazed its last and died
What's Your Weirdest Celebrity Crush?
What’s your weirdest celebrity crush? One that made you question yourself and your taste? The strangest crush I’ve had was on a member of a boy band called Five. Nothing that unusual there you might think, except at the time I was 30 years old and barely even aware of the group until my feelings developed.
When the Devil Moved Next Door
I was playing marbles with Lisa Perkins in the front drive and mum was hanging out washing in the back garden when the Devil moved next door.