This is a different style of creative writing, hopefully reminiscent of Gerald Durrell (whose books I admired as a child). As some of you may know, we have recently moved houses. The new place is wonderful, with a large backyard that has a creek running through it. You can see it in the background in the […]

A short story – but one that does not involve Felix. At least not in his usual home world. I’m sure he’d agree with it though. Never practice magic when you’re drunk. So you have a bottle or two of Chianti over dinner, when inspiration strikes on how to speed up creating century eggs and […]