The door fell away from him, and he lurched, then tripped, sprawling on the rug covering the jarrah floor. ‘Sheisse!’ he cried. He was sure that he had been found out and that his life was over.Read more "Out of Time (14.2)"
I had gathered from Dad’s reluctance to invite me on previous adventures out bush, that he had some reservations how I would cope…Read more "T-Team Series–T-Team with Mr. B (1)"
The next minute, the phone rang and his whole world view was cracked.Read more "Out of Time (14.1)"
This version of Denis the Menace crossed his legs and grinned. ‘Yes, I do.’
‘You can wait.’
‘Please, Miss,’ his voice mocking, ‘I have to go.’
[The continuation of the Survivor Short Story “project” in the War On Boris the Bytrode series. This time, back in time, 1967, following the adventures of middle-aged mum, Letitia…Now, being a project of sorts, over the summer holidays, I have pieced together the story from beginning to end, and then revised it. A main thread […]
Read more "Out of Time (13.1)"
I should’ve seen then, that my high school teaching days were numbered and made a quick and painless exit, at that time…Read more "School Daze — Teacher Training (2)"
She used a full bottle of Ajax toilet powder on the toilet bowl before she was satisfied that the brown streak down the back of the bowl was scrubbed away.Read more "Out of Time (12.4)"
Coming from polite society, and not much older than the students who sat before me in their crooked rows of ratty desks, I failed to get my head around what exactly it means to be tough.Read more "School Daze–Teacher Training"