The Remains of the Day

As I don’t own a pair of leather trousers I suppose I can claim just two things in common with the Prime Minister, a second class Oxford degree and the fact that I was an unenthusiastic Remainer in last year’s referendum. I was actually active in the anti Maastricht campaign in the 1990s and have a longer Eurosceptic pedigree than she does. Yet I could … Continue reading The Remains of the Day

Another Girl, Another Planet

This is a short story I wrote specially for the Eroticon reading slam. There was a certain amount of inspiration from a song, as older readers may notice. ‘Space travel’s in my blood’ she said, pulling off her silver boots, ’there’s nothing I can do about it.’ ‘Tell me about yourself, how you came to be doing this.’ ‘My name is Neptunia. I was born … Continue reading Another Girl, Another Planet