Zizzy Stories and Blogs

June 19, 2022

   Reflection of strong light on the back of the retina picks up the shine of the eyeball. Hold a torch close to your head…

Wow, isn’t there some overblown criticism about the CH9 election debate around. Check the huffing, puffing Canberra Times editorial above. Debates test policy, character and…

SEND IN THE ARMY!

March 21, 2022

The suitability of our war-fighters to assist in flood and fire disasters became the topic of a national debate over the past few weeks and…

GLASGOW’S SMOKY BREATH

November 5, 2021

“Then suddenly the sun was snuffed Behind a sooty cloud And night let fall on Glasgow Green Its sulphur-stinking shroud” From News of the World,…

7 YEAR BRAIN FREEZE

October 23, 2021

I don’t usually struggle to invent fictional names, but it took me seven frustrating years to land the title of The Capricorn Sky. A title is…

THE PEOPLE’S SCRABBLE

September 3, 2021

Max loathed games. He described them as “bourgeois timewasters”, in his hard-line way. So we were surprised when one evening, he appeared round the side…

Live Bait

LIVE BAIT

February 11, 2021

I hadn’t seen McLeay since soldiering days, and there he was. Sat at a desk under the house where, in a manner both businesslike yet…

The Story of Edie Wells

October 6, 2020

Detective Senior Sergeant Pru Landis didn’t believe in ghosts. Pru never thought the day would arrive where she’d chase a ghost down a ghost-hole and…

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