SLM Meets Oasis – Installment 2 – The Oasis Boys’ Texan Adventure – by KATE JONES

The Oasis Boys’ Texan Adventure   ‘Welcome to 2016, boys!’ Kelly says. ‘And Austin, Texas…?’ Kate says, eyes wide as saucers, looking around Kelly’s living room. ‘Hey, Kel, you got … Continue reading SLM Meets Oasis – Installment 2 – The Oasis Boys’ Texan Adventure – by KATE JONES

SLM meets Oasis – a tale of time travel, nonsense, and Gee Charlie Middleton, Kate Jones, Jamie Andrews and me, Kelly Fitzharris Coody

Part I : Time Travel in Manchester “Okay, Gee, we’re here – let’s get going – it’s about to get dark. My mum’s house is just ’round that bend,” I … Continue reading SLM meets Oasis – a tale of time travel, nonsense, and Gee Charlie Middleton, Kate Jones, Jamie Andrews and me, Kelly Fitzharris Coody

Mansplaining – by KATE JONES

Mansplaining   I sit across from him at the restaurant table, my chin resting on my hand, trying to stifle the yawn that is desperate to escape. He has his … Continue reading Mansplaining – by KATE JONES

The Bus – by KATE JONES

The Bus   I stand among the groups of middle-aged parents lining the pavement beside the bus that contains their beloved offspring.  Excited faces scattered with acne and over-zealous make-up … Continue reading The Bus – by KATE JONES

Local Band Frontman – by PREWITT SCOTT-JACKSON

Local Band Frontman   Lead singer self-described “Chupacabra Screamo” band collects abandoned Band-Aids at local playgrounds   Day-jobbing RV salesman, meticulously catalogued desk drawer housing awaits his morning return   … Continue reading Local Band Frontman – by PREWITT SCOTT-JACKSON