He Loved the Headlights

Sometimes stories come to me from the strangest of places – the back of my retinal screening van, for one! How unassuming the moment of Sudden Story. It began with frustration, because the lady had driven to her appointment and so wouldn’t be able to have the drops which would dilate her pupils, so in…

My Christmas List

I recently saw the advert on TV for the Coca Cola Christmas Truck. So it’s official – ‘holidays are coming’. Aside from the bajillion other Christmas-themed adverts which are now everywhere, and the piles of delectable foodstuffs and gifts and wrapping paper and Santas and snowmen and Christmas cards and red-and-green-sparkly-everything, which has begun to…