Contemporary short fiction, poetry and more

Don’t Be A Bird Brain

This is a lively review of ‘King Crow’ by Michael Stewart. It is encouraging to see something like this quite a long time after the work was published.

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Followers will know that I like to blog about all kinds of stuff, but that I can become the gobbiest when it comes to the issue of ‘outsiders’. Yes, I get all crabby about those who are on the fringes of society (because of lack of income or birth right or connections) but I also get my knickers in a twist in relation to the way that people who are deemed to be a bit ‘different’, ‘quirky,’ ‘eccentric’ or who seem to be singing from a completely different song-sheet from the rest of us ‘normals,’ are treated.

Elvis falls into one of these categories.  Not only is his name un-cool (because most families don’t listen to Elvis obsessively as we do) but he also happens to be a budgie. And after Father Christmas delivered him to us last year I have lost count of the number of times people have…

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One response to “Don’t Be A Bird Brain

  1. funnylass October 16, 2014 at 6:25 pm

    Thank you William. Very kind of you indeed.I think that lots of people are counting the weeks until M Stewart’s next book! I would also like to mention Stuart Vallantine’s blog to you ‘East of the M60’ – I think that you may appreciate it.

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