A very British form of protest

Originally posted on Notes from the U.K.:
Someone was recently convicted of disrupting prime minister’s question time—called PMQ by those in the know—by throwing marbles in the general direction of the MPs. (“Marble-throwing PMQs protestor gets suspended prison sentence”) No, that’s not the part that strikes me as particularly British. We’ll get to that.  But before we do, I should explain that it takes… Continue reading A very British form of protest

Drag Artist

Originally posted on My OBT:
Ryan Burke I know I’ve found something special when I am have a terrible time choosing what NOT to include in my post. This is perhaps the best example of that I have ever encountered. These are the self portraits of photographer, makeup, and visual artist Ryan Burke. I spent so much time gorging myself on his pictures last night, I’m amazed (and a little… Continue reading Drag Artist

Lab Rat 9 The Holo Suite

“Daniel,” Ed’s tone was getting increasingly insistent.

“Um, what is it Ed? I’m a little busy just now.”

Daniel was hanging, by his bare fingers and toes, from a holographic recreation of the Yosemite’s El Capitan. The sun warmed his exposed skin, and the wind ruffled his clothing and hair. A pair of Prairie Falcons called to each other across the open valley behind him. Their shrill yelps echoed off the rock against his chest. He could smell the rich resin from the pines which crowded against the rugged granite wall.

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#8sunday April 11, 2015 Scott’s Story 2

Every Sunday Weekend Writing Warriors invites writers (of all shapes and sizes) to submit 8 sentences of a work or work in progress. It is a great way to put yourself out there and to connect with a vibrant and supportive community of other writers. This is my submission.

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