Dead Faith It is the custom of a town To allow a mock priest To dispense sacraments And bless the poor And pray for prosperity So that God would look kindly on the town, And when the real priest returns He is expected to continue the good work. The villagers ask the question; what […]Read more "The Dance of the Money Swans and other 100 word vignettes"
The Smiths had stayed in their camp beneath Cradle Mountain in Northwest Tasmania for almost six months, during which time they built their Huon pine ladder to the bridge which is to take them across the world. At last the clouds over Cradle Mountain cleared and it was the moment the Smiths began their journey. […]Read more "The Bridge to Tragedy"
“You are an apostate, my good older man. Do you know what apostate means Mr Smith? It means you’ve renounced our beliefs; you’ve turned your back on us Mr Smith. I cannot believe that after a rich life of career, fatherhood, wealth and good health, you are unwilling to help us in our quest to […]Read more "Mr Smith and the Official"
A poor young man with only a year 12 education got a job in an accounting firm in Hobart as a clerk, where he worked hard for two years to perform the role. He then came into property, and aware of his social status, he was determined to improve it. He went to the local […]Read more "The Shaman in the Tasmanian Bush"