A poor vegetable seller is minding his shop when a mysterious dog turns up on his doorstep, setting off a train of events that requires decisive action. ‘The Map of Bihar’ deals with poverty and passion. It appears in the anthology Barcelona to Bihar. To get your copy, click on the external link or visit Amazon.
Degsie is a cat who has a major impact in every household where he takes up residence. Hell-bent on serving his own interests, the chain of events he instigates quickly causes other people’s lives to unravel. The story provides an insight into some of the shortcomings of ‘Care in the Community’.
What people have said about Degsie
‘Darkly comic and lightly serious. Brilliant!’ – Camilla Z Nightingale, writer.
‘An unusual and captivating story, with subtle humour and a realistic atmosphere.’ – Peter Lavender, Senior Research Fellow, NIACE
‘A sobering and fascinating treatment on the themes of mutual understanding and survival in an indifferent world. I’ll be thinking about it for some time, and I’m glad I’ve read it.’ – James A. Murray
First appeared on the website of ‘The Feathered Flounder,’ Arizona, USA 2011.
A group of disparate adults turn up for an adult education class, but find it difficult to stick to the curriculum. A story about aspiration and resilience that appears in the anthology Ways of Falling. To get your copy, click on the external link or visit Amazon.
Veil, set in inner city London, is a tale about the perceived value of Art and about matters multicultural. It appears in the anthology Recognition. To get your copy, click on the external link or visit Amazon.
Small Beginnings is an alternative account of what went on in the Garden of Eden, and this time it’s Eve reporting. You can find it in the anthology Loretta’s Parrot. To get your copy, click on the external link.