Author Archives: micklively
We’re told that everyone benefits from a free market economy. I wonder. Seems akin to saying “we have to let the wolf have the flock, so we can get the pickings off the bones he leaves behind”.
Rochelle set us a flash fiction challenge each Friday: one hundred words to match the selected picture. Come and have a go, if you think you’re bard enough. https://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/ I was tried and gaoled like a criminal, when I should … Continue reading
The world is such a mess. Greed, violence and hatred are the overriding imperatives. When I write, I find myself getting angry and more depressed. What’s the point?
We’ve been betrayed. We’ve been sold an idea that is utterly without merit, yet we’re so steeped in the idea, we’ve lost the ability to see beyond it. Our politics, our economics, our social structures and our religions are not … Continue reading
Attributing the refugee crisis to Assad, or claiming the majority of civilians who’ve been killed have been killed by his military, comes to us straight from the regime change playbook. We heard the same propaganda in the run up to … Continue reading
Rochelle sets us a one hundred word, flash fiction challenge, prompted by a photo, each week. Why not give it a try? https://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/ Someone will bounce it into the conversation; immediately, there’s tightening in my throat. My heartbeat probably hasn’t … Continue reading