A Fate Worse

In which a brother and sister struggle to determine the best care structure for their aging ailing father.      “He’ll be better off in the hospital, Frank,” said Ellen firmly. “Mother can’t look after him. She’s not strong enough. She can’t get him to the bathroom, and such like. He’ll wear her out!”     Frank stroked…

Just an Everyday Song

In which Buddy records a hit song.        “So you have a new song, Buddy?” The speaker was a pleasant-faced man around thirty years old.      “I do, Norm,” said his companion, a tall gangly young man with a sheepish but endearing grin on his face. He took off his black-framed glasses and wiped them…

King David’s Raid

An imaginative recreation of events surrounding the clash of the english and scottish armies at the battle of neville's cross. They came out of the night as the monks were singing evensong in the priory of Beaurepaire. The soft chanting of the brothers was drowned beneath the shouts and cries of the Scottish marauders as…