Monthly Archives: June 2016

Jack Russell

Once upon a time, and for all I know it still goes on, there was a “sport” called Ratting. The premise was simple. A walled pit would be filled with rats. Punters would be encouraged to place bets as to … Continue reading

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A new poem

Wisdom In dreams She arrives In need’s precise moment. In day’s light She is ever Life’s beloved straggler. – denis bernicky

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Choosing a journal – long form fiction

My first choice for getting Concrete Memories out into the world was The Fiction Desk. I thought, and still think, it would have been a good fit. A story about a war bride in an English literary journal. They didn’t … Continue reading

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Daddy needs a new pair of shoes

My income tax returns were filed the first week of March. Revenue Quebec received it, processed it and issues the refund owed me in less than a month. Revenue Canada on the other hand has been taking their time. First … Continue reading

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Concrete feedback

A while back I gave Concrete Memories to a teacher I know and asked him to blue pencil it for me. He obliged and when he returned it he told me he enjoyed it then asked if he could show … Continue reading

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