An Emperor of Evil

Wikimedia Every now and then I like to find myself an arch nemesis, to keep the spark alive. It’s usually just me and my cats and god knows any crazy old cat lady needs a good healthy dose of paranoia and someone to point the finger at and go “it was you!” in a shaky…

Lonely Widow Seeks Con Artist

I was excited to have one of my first spam emails in my inbox today. I’m going to be a millionaire! —–Original Message—– From: Richard Duke Sent: Monday, July 07, 2014 3:08 AM Subject: MY PARTNERSHIP REQUEST BARRISTER RICHARD DUKE (Esq.) TELEPHONE: +44-708-7694-328 Dear my worthy fellow, I am Mr. Richard Duke, a Legal practitioner…

When Will I Be Loved? My Heartache

Nobody is going to write some graffiti on a wall for me. All my life, overlooked, teased, laughed at.  The ugliest creature in the world. The other kids pointing and laughing at me, telling me to watch out or the tide will turn and my face will look like this forever. How cruel when they…

Beaver Got Back

It was a bright clear day 2000 odd years ago when an unknown person was walking through the woods when suddenly a bush burst into flames and the voice of Sir David Attenborough could be heard: “Sniff them and vanilla will be made.” This unknown person was understandably confused.  “Sniff what?” A bright light shone…