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The other morning I outdid my Personal Best for the 100 metre dash for the bus.  I clambered aboard, feeling breathless and rather pleased with myself, and having paid my fare I looked around for a seat.   209 more words


Toilet Anecdotes

During conversation with my ex last week (Wednesday specifically), I sent her a bunch of anecdotes about some experiences I’ve had with toilets (except for the last two). 193 more words


The Quad, The Pea-Gun and the Search for the Missing Sheets

I’m a pretty boring person. I spend most of my time in my room, doing nothing particularly noteworthy. Laptop on hand, or else some hours spent on the PS3. 1,518 more words

About a Girl

This is a story about a girl. Are you surprised? It leads nowhere, but I haven’t written for quite some time, so I need to stretch my narrative prowess. 1,569 more words


Abigail Adams

In her last few months as First Lady, the Adams’ moved into the unfinished White House, a cavernous structure so cold and damp that fires had to be kept lit constantly to make a few rooms habitable. 121 more words


Henry Louis Aaron

During the 1957 World Series, Yankee catcher Yogi Berra noticed that Aaron grasped the bat the wrong way. “Turn it around,” he said, “so you can see the trademark.” But Hank kept his eye on the pitcher’s mound; “Didn’t come up here to read. Came up here to hit.”


Teddy Bear & Theodore Roosevelt

The name Teddy Bear comes from former United States President Theodore Roosevelt, who was commonly known as “Teddy” (though he loathed being referred to as such).  224 more words