MaggieBest dog I ever had looked like a dingo. Her intelligence, empathy and devotion is impossible to convey with words.Since she died, at 17 years of age, I lost a part of me.It's as if all these yearsI had a third hand and now she is gone,forever...
...He sat in complete darkness, counting his sins. There were too many to consider, too many competing to be the explanation for the pain he was feeling now.The man kept asking him to confess. "Confess to what?" he cried, but the answer never came.This guy must be a madman, he thought. He even sensed a vague familiarity in the blue eyes behind the black balaclava, but in his experience, psychotic patients rarely turned violent. And when they did, they're either amenable to persuasion or easily overpowered by his six foot four frame and breakaway skills. Unfortunately for him, this man was neither.Wronged spouse or a boyfriend perhaps? No,
story of a disappointmentSome days I just don't understand the world at all. When the low pressure system conspires with my decreasingly adequate spectacle prescription and the fact that I haven't eaten any sufficient protein in over 24 hours, I stumble around the house, in front of a glaring computer screen, over a hungry cat, and I spill Whiskas milk on a freshly washed mat.I try to read Nabokov while the letters dance all over the page, I drink three more coffees than usual, eat two more steaks than usual, and every sound at the front door (a postman! a delivery man! a Jehovah's Witness!!) sends my palpitating heart into the depths of
the becomingThe instance of the plague and the first known vampire appearing around the same time has been an unfortunate one. As Marion Stokes later described, the town folk needed to make sense of the terrible things they were witnessing, and it was a matter of convenience to blame the orphaned girl for the series of misfortunes that had befallen them.Lucinda was a daughter of a local land-owner who led a very sinful life. He started out as unskilled but enterprising man with a reasonable family fortune comprising of a stone manor (or a small castle by today's standards) and fertile lands situated on the Atlantic coast of Cornwall. He gained financi