Bryan Hemming

short stories, comment, articles, humour and photography

Mick Pini plays Hey Joe! like it was meant to be played

Early last year I wrote a piece titled Old Bones Put Leicester on the World Map (for the whole article click onto the title) where I mentioned as many bands and … Continue reading

February 28, 2014 · 6 Comments

Old friends are sometimes best forgot

That you can put disagreements down to differences in personality is something I can’t disagree with. But that assumes both parties involved have some degree of personality to start with. … Continue reading

February 26, 2014 · 4 Comments

Pedersen’s Last Dream – The morning after

IT WAS HALF AN HOUR into Sunday afternoon by the time my gooey eyelids managed to wrench themselves apart. The resulting sensation was a bit like having fine sandpaper coated … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

Mrs Grubbly’s Valentime’s Surprise

Clink-clank. Mr Scrubbly heard the letterbox and sat up with a start. He looked towards the hallway to see a big white envelope flip-flop onto the coconut mat by the … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · 4 Comments

Ginger’s Bakery – whatever you do, don’t show this to your wife

Just read 15 Years Into Marriage, the Romantic Gestures I Most Appreciate from my Husband on Ginger’s Grocery, a brilliant and funny blog, where she writes about the most ordinary things in … Continue reading

February 14, 2014 · 3 Comments

Another exercise in the absurd

This lovely little animation caught my eye this morning. It explains why you not only feel poorer today, but why you are poorer, and why you will be even poorer … Continue reading

February 9, 2014 · Leave a comment

An exercise in the absurd

Most of the absurd conversations I ever have are with beaming religious zealots. They smile with the all the keenness of axe-wielding madmen on the run from the asylum. You … Continue reading

February 7, 2014 · 2 Comments

Member of The Internet Defense League

Rules on comments

As the comments sections are not intended to be general forums, comments are expected to bear some relevance to the subject of the post. Nevertheless, I do allow some generous leeway in this, particularly if I judge the comment to be of special interest.

Although I'm only too happy to link to your posts, those posts should be your own work, and not the work of others, due to copyright issues.

Follow Bryan Hemming on

Blogs I check out

Follow Bryan Hemming on
Follow Bryan Hemming on


  • 97,222 hits

Top Clicks

  • None


Caitlin Johnstone

Daily Writings About The End Of Illusions


To write about my memories, past and present

The Silent War

An exploration into understanding the complexities of the Chemical Age, the Synthetic Chemical Revolution, and the toxins that impact us all

Carol Grimes

Singer, songwriter, poet & writer of The Singer's Tale

Once. Again.

Une fois. Encore.

Politics and Insights

Public interest issues, policy, equality, human rights, social science, analysis


Hold your verve

El Coleccionista Hipnótico

hypnotist collector

More Crows than Eagles

More Coyotes than Wolves