Wilfred (humor?)

Wilfred tip-toed along the hallway, until marital guilt forced a heel to grumble the floorboards. He shrank from the barks which would inevitably ejaculate out of his wife’s cormorant boudoir. That woman directed his life, empowered by the gold ring he’d emasculated himself with two relentless decades ago. Wilfred had weathered her ever-accelerating decline into self-inflictedContinue reading “Wilfred (humor?)”

Seize the day

Brian remembered a time when greeting the day was a thing; being bounced awake by young bodies, then soothed with warm coffee and warmer kisses. Now, silent bedroom walls watched  as he rose. Only rumpled sheets gave any sign he’d not slept alone. At breakfast, he obediently chewed his way through fruit-flavoured cardboard, while hisContinue reading “Seize the day”

Mrs Collin’s storm (references murder, abuse)

Mrs Collins? – Yes. (Pull the shawl closer, don’t let this copper see.) I’m sorry for your loss. – Thank you (Which loss? My dignity, my freedom, my life?) My apologies but there’s just a couple of questions. – Of course. When did you find your husband? – When I opened the lounge curtain, IContinue reading “Mrs Collin’s storm (references murder, abuse)”

Book release! :)

Check it out! ‘Knock Knock: Confessions of a Kiwi Interviewer.’ Knock Knock contains extraordinary stories from many years spent conducting interviews. This is the world of the dreaded door-knock from the other side of the door. Trish Palmer has been working as an interviewer and area manager for market research companies for over 20 years,Continue reading “Book release! :)”

Ten cents

My foot disturbed something in the grass. Bending over, I instructed my fingers to find it; bring it into my field of sight. they took their time, fumbling around and refusing to work together. Feeling it’s shape, I knew what it was even before they finally showed it; a ten cent piece. Once treasure, nowContinue reading “Ten cents”

The waiting room (Humor)

Dentist’s waiting rooms grind my nerves. No matter how sparkling the receptionist, how beaming the flowers, how enlightening the magazines, I wait with taut stomach, clenched jaw, and sweaty brow. Behind double doors, a drill bores it’s victim’s tooth. I feel the pain, hear the silent screams, and sympathize with the patients rapidly rinsing wallet.Continue reading “The waiting room (Humor)”

Getting remembered (humor)

Phoebe wasn’t mad; the certificate proved it. Yet this day would see her do the maddest thing possible. Her friends and family would ever-more remember her as that woman who… never mind. She dressed carefully; presentation was everything. To pull this off she’d need to be on top of her game, instinct aided by senses onContinue reading “Getting remembered (humor)”

Plays available on youtube!

Two of my comedy plays have been produced in Europe by the English Theater Company and are available for free viewing on youtube. Go ahead and enjoy! The links are: Where There’s a Will                 https://youtu.be/IWfaNS1PGX4               Housewifely Duties (R18)         Continue reading “Plays available on youtube!”

Aroha’s story (Not for the faint-hearted. R16 please)

I don’t have a name. If I could choose, it would be Aroha, for love. Do you feel this love, or is it lost in the morning sickness that wracks your body and ruins your day? My strength genetically reflects you, dear warrior mother, yet my very existence depends completely on your mercy. Consider carefullyContinue reading “Aroha’s story (Not for the faint-hearted. R16 please)”