I am not, nor ever have been a fan of the “beautiful game”. I was never born into a football family. My old man’s thing was religion not sport. So, Continue reading Abide With Me by Ian Ayris – Review & Interview by Jason Michel
We all need them. In a world filled with bad guys, bad times, and bad memories, heroes are the one set of safety pins that keep us all from going irretrievably insane.
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by Yukio Sakaguchi
translated by Alexander Ewing
The following is a translation of an article by missing journalist Yukio Sakaguchi, who set off on holiday with his twin daughters four years ago and has not been seen since. It Continue reading Kamigoe by Paul McQuade
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If you always say yes, then nothing is absolute.
She was sure she’d get away once she boarded the plane, but she never says no: growing more invisible with each concession, less complete with every false surrender…
The links sparkled on her bracelet as she set the ruby in her navel.
Always wear the ruby in the navel, she used to say.
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