Friday, 31 October 2008

Illustration Friday: Vacant

Another vacant building at the seaside resort.

Friday, 24 October 2008

Sunday, 19 October 2008


The angel waited for the city dwellers to spill out onto the streets -watching from his post that stretched to the edge of the planets atmosphere.

The camera turned to a petrol station somewhere in the UK

'...erm bugger, I've forgotten my number...wait, yeah, number 5 mate...'

'What number is that? Enquired the attendant with increasing impatience.

'I said number 8...'

Enter your card then...'

Jamie duly placed his plastic into the slot.

'Enter your number numskull...'

'What did ya say pal?'

'...just enter your number mate...'

Jamie shook his head...I must be hearing those voices again.


'Hey come on, I put £20 quid've got it wrong...'

'How often do you think eh kid? This is the furthest point you've ever gotten to in your life and here you are quibbling over a couple of squid'.

'Cut the crap man...alls am sayin' is... I just put in £20 worth...'

'If you don't pay up, I'll have the security over here faster than you can say...'

Jamie snatched his card out of the machine, barging past the other people in the que and out the door.

His eyes scanned the desolate forecourt, resting upon a long thin wooden pole jetting out streams of luminous bubbles into the hazy Sunday evening sky.

Friday, 17 October 2008

Illusive friday

She waited and waited for the 20.45 with her carriers flapping in the breeze.
The next train arriving at platform 2 will be the 23.48 service to nowhere in particular. Calling at .... and... and... and...

Wednesday, 15 October 2008

Tring Tring

It all started with a phone call just after midnight. The flames from the oil refinery glowed bright as the white van moved up the mountain. The driver noticed a microphone in the heather and decided that it was time to get the old ball rolling....

Tuesday, 14 October 2008


To dream of these usually signifies something or other.

Sunday, 12 October 2008

Junk Food

He sat in the corner of the restaurant and devoured the burger with glee. It had been 25 years to the day since he last sat in there. 3 teenagers entered through the door.
'Hey, check out that loser over there...'
'That guy, the one with the green shirt'.
They seemed so young to Charles as they talked about nothing in particular.
Charles walked calmly over to the group, pulling the torn newspaper clipping from his pocket...

Saturday, 11 October 2008

Meal for deux

Chomp and chew and etcetera. He drank the whisky and she walked on by. He could see the chemicals billowing from the deathly industrial estate of his imagination. Mrs Pugh scowled across the table as Mr Pugh nervously tucked into the eternal cold, grey cottage pie.

Friday, 10 October 2008

Illo friday: String part 2

and then there are the enigmatic pylons.

Illustration Friday Strings

Perhaps a spot of string theory?

Thursday, 9 October 2008

Horsie horsy

Just keep on...clipperty clop.

Wednesday, 8 October 2008

Water Hydrant

water water everywhere...

Tuesday, 7 October 2008

The graveyard Shift

Why hey there little guy, thanks for the reminder!

Monday, 6 October 2008

Ready eggy go!

The fall of man or the rise of Spam, that is the questiowne.

Sunday, 5 October 2008

Credit Munch

Banks beware of the unknown enemy marching down the hill...

Saturday, 4 October 2008


Lord Cut Glass waited for the last dark day, barricaded beneath his mountain of time.

Friday, 3 October 2008

Thursday, 2 October 2008


He walked into the room and thought for a sweet moment.

Wednesday, 1 October 2008

Tick toque

Time passes...