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Daily Grind

Let’s Celebrate 6 years!

Six years ago I had this idea, it was crazy at first, and became even more unhinged as it progressed. For that idea, insanity was born upon a road. This blog is that road. This twisted road of madness. Fitting that Friday the 13th is the day we celebrate this journey. Let us see how […]

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Welcome to 2020TOO

And we are BACK!! What does this mean for you, me and the walls of Jericho? Who knows, but what I do know, is that the world is constantly changing, and the pandemic that has gripped ours lives so vividly by the throat, has created many a new detail to deal with. 2020TOO is not […]

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Short Story

Some Seconds After – A Short Story For My Mum

In the early hours of the morning, on the 15th of December 2020, my Mother released her hold on this mortal coil, and passed peacefully in her sleep. You could say the timing was by her hand, and she was from all accounts pain free, unlike the months prior. She was stoic in every way […]

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Daily Grind

The Incessant Insanity Of 2020 – Daily Grind

What a year it has already been, surely we are almost into 2021, and some sort of freedom from the disaster 2020 has been, right? I can’t believe that the year, a year where I thought new horizons would be a grand design, has shat itself so terribly. Jobs have tumbled, wealth has nose dived, […]

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Daily Grind

Let’s Make It Something Special 20/20 – Daily Grind

Welcome to 20/20, the concept, not the year. Let me help you understand that statement, with a short explanation. Sometime ago (more than a handful of months I’m sure of now) I decided that the journey I took 4 years ago to broaden myself within the field of writing wasn’t exactly what I wanted it […]

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Daily Grind

Welcome to 2020

Greetings my darkened friends, it is some time since I sat and talked with you about things of the mind’s nature. The time from these shores has been sparse, yet plentiful. I have sailed many seas, and saw many a great thing, but the sea kept shunting me back towards you, my fleshlings. So, as […]

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KILLtober Short Story

It’s A Putrid Way To Kill October – KILLtober Short Story

“I never meant for this to be what it turned out to be. I wanted it to be something wonderful, not this horrible ripe piece of shit it turned out to be. We,” he says pointing to to her and then back to himself. “WE were meant to be forever. But somewhere within this insanity […]

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KILLtober Short Story

Catching More Than The Suns Rays – KILLtober Short Story

It’s something to see everything you ever put into this world slowly fall away like melting cheese. I know that sounds like a bad analogy, but it’s exactly how it all looked from where I am sitting. Life up until three hours ago wasn’t worth living, and then it happened. I’ve always been a major […]

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KILLtober Short Story

When The Pride Hurts More Than The Injury – KILLtober Short Story

He pulls himself from the water and collapses breathless onto the muddy bank, his side throbbing. He glances quickly down and pulls his eyes away even quicker. Three ribs stick out through his flesh, blood gushes from within leaving him in agony and the perpetual fear of his oncoming death. He forces his hand into […]

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KILLtober Short Story

Let Me Ride Upon A Silver Daggers Edge – KILLtober Short Story

“I know it’s a long shot, but what else do I have?” Derek says as he turns the key, bringing the engine to like with a snarl. “You realise what it’ll cost you, regardless of the outcome?” “It’s not my fate that matters anymore, it’s hers,” he says looking up at him, tears in his […]

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KILLtober Short Story

A Coat For Any Weather – KILLtober Short Story

“Whimsical thinking’s of a world gone mad, that’s what she said before she ran out of the door. Crazy bitch must’ve been totally off her tree, it was minus six and she didn’t even take her coat,” Carl exclaims with eyes wide and dry as he darts a quick glance over to the coat that […]

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KILLtober Short Story

And In The Darkness Comes Your Answer – KILLtober Short Story

“Are you all suck here? Are any of you able to leave here?” Steward asks, only to receive silence as his answer. “Is anyone still with us?” Sophie asks towards the darkness around them, the rem pod explodes with colours and a high pitched noise quickly followed by everyone’s ghost meter pros lighting up and […]

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KILLtober Short Story

It Is All In The Way You Cut It – KILLtober Short Story

“Don’t be afraid of why you are here my angel, be afraid because you are here,” the old woman says with a wicked laugh as she skilfully glides the knife across the steel, working its blade into a fine point. “It’s an art form,” she says with a wink. “I’ve been doing this longer than […]

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KILLtober Short Story

Don’t Make Me Like A Record – KILLtober Short Story

He falls to the ground flat on his face, the first thing he can taste when he swallows is the blood that flows across his face from his nose. “SHIT!” He hisses through clenched teeth as he struggles to his hands and knees before emptying the contents of his stomach. “Ya right Jimmy boy?” Willis […]

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KILLtober Short Story

A Second To Rethink A Drink – KILLtober Short Story

He holds the vial tightly with one hand, and pulls himself up over the ledge until after what seems like an eternity he lies exhausted on the ground. “Such a right shame mate,” Stew says with a grin upon his face as he kneels down beside him, driving a knee into Barry’s chest pinning him […]

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KILLtober Short Story

Serendipity Of A Synchronised Symphony – KILLtober Short Story

“And I say it’s a load of shit!” Carol quips as tightens her seatbelt. “Beth went back to Austria, or wherever it was the age came from. The whole idea you’ve got running around in your skull is ludicrous!” “Ludicrous, now there’s a word you don’t hear that often,” he says with a wry smile […]

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KILLtober Short Story

A Simple Plan Of Mice And Treasures – KILLtober Short Story

Scolfield holds the jewel encrusted skull up to the light and sucks in a stuttered breath before allowing himself to smile. “I-I-Is, is it his?” Roberto asks, as two lock eyes he knows the answer before its spoken and begins to laugh hysterically. “HOLY SHIT!” He yells spinning around in a circle like Julie Andrews […]

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KILLtober Short Story

You Don’t Need To Be That Girl – KILLtober Short Story

He squeezes his hand tightly over her mouth as their eyes wide with fear follow the things as they move quickly through the adjacent hallway. He can feel her heart pump powerfully in her chest as the bodies of the destitute bang against the doorway like a sea of unstoppable water. After what seems like […]

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KILLtober Short Story

What You Wish For May Not Be What You Want – KILLtober Short Story

“Does it hurt?” She asks sheepishly, trying to mask her smile behind a mixture of hands and hair. “What do you think?” He replies coldly. “I don’t know, it depends what drugs they’ve got you on.” “They haven’t gone me on anything, apparently my records say I’m allergic to almost everything that would numb the […]

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KILLtober Short Story

It’s A Graffitti Kind Of Violation – KILLtober Short Story

Corey closes his eyes and allows the sound of the paint escaping the can to be his guide, moving his arms in an almost rhythmic fashion. Images dance wildly in his mind and escape through his hands, painting across the empty canvas before him. It seems like forever before he finally opens his eyes and […]