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notes of a voyeur

i have fallen into the habit of waiting for her in the mornings.

i like to watch her struggle with the cafe’s heavy glass doors, yellow bike helmet in one hand, large purple messenger bag slung across her chest. 453 more words


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my weekly flash fiction on Hijacked Amygdala is up. it's about a voyeur. Oh go on, do check it out and don't forget the other excellent posts by mad folks...

First Impressions: The Keep

These are my first impressions on The Keep (Jennifer Egan; 2006) written after reading the book in March 2014. Some spoilers.

Out of money and options, Danny travels to an unnamed Eastern European country to join his cousin Howard in renovating a decrepit castle, where family secrets are dredged up in this story within a story. 362 more words

Gothic Horror

Thomas Bernhard--"In the Tower" (Harper's, May 2016)

SOUNDTRACK: FOUNTAINS OF WAYNE-Tiny Desk Concert #164 (October 6, 2011).

I have never really gotten into Fountains of Wayne even though a) they write incredibly Cathy indie pop, the kind of music I rather like and b) their name comes from a store that I have driven by many times in my life.  671 more words

Short Story

Readathon April 2016: Hour 01

It’s now just after 2pm and I officially started reading at 12.30pm.

Lolita is a bit of a slog. I started off at 65% of the way through (I’m reading it on Kindle) and I am only at 79% now. 95 more words


Dorthe Nors—“Hygge” (Harper's, April 2016)

  SOUNDTRACK: JEREMY MESSERSMITH-Tiny Desk Concert #158 (September 19, 2011).

I had never heard of Jeremy Messersmith before this show (the blurb even comments how it’s a shame more people haven’t heard of him since he is so sweetly poppy). 629 more words

Short Story

Letter L #AtoZChallenge Liars in #JaneEyre

This post is part of this year’s April Challenge to write a post a day. I’ve chosen to write about my greatest literary passion: Jane Eyre… 1,573 more words

Jane Eyre


A few years ago I wrote an essay on the use of the unreliable narrator in the books American Psycho and The Great Gatsby and, after the usual stress and panic that comes with writing an essay, I actually managed to get a really good grade on it. 1,836 more words

Creative Writing