Bryan Hemming

short stories, comment, articles, humour and photography

The Chair

Flash fiction isn’t really my thing. But I woke up this morning with this one buzzing around in my head till I had to get it down. “Easy with that … Continue reading

March 28, 2014 · 6 Comments

Mr Scrubbly’s glasses go missing

Mr Scrubbly couldn’t find his glasses. He looked and looked and looked, and kept on looking but still couldn’t find them. He looked on the table by the side of … Continue reading

March 26, 2014 · 7 Comments

Catherine Ashton, Empress of Eurovisionia

Hush! is that Baroness Catherine Ashton, I hear? Could it really be the sound of the High Representative of the Union for Foreign Affairs of Europe and Security Policy for … Continue reading

March 21, 2014 · 9 Comments

Mrs Grubbly’s and Mr Scrubbly’s Saturday Morning

Mrs Grubbly wouldn’t get out of bed. “It’s Saturday,” she said to Mr Scrubbly each time he told her she’d better get up. The whole house was higgledy-piggledy with the … Continue reading

March 12, 2014 · Leave a comment

Carnaval de Conil 2014

Saturday, March 8th 2014. The months of preparing costumes and props are over and the great moment has come. Carnaval procession through the streets and lanes of the pueblo. Though … Continue reading

March 9, 2014 · 1 Comment

Bryan Hemming for Nobel Peace Prize

In a fawning article on Baroness Catherine Ashton in today’s Independent entitled: The quiet diplomat: Catherine Ashton – recognised and admired in all the world’s troubled countries, yet ridiculed at home the … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · 19 Comments

Saving Face

Ain’t it just dandy when the time of year comes for the entertainment world’s greatest luvvies to scrounge the zingiest frocks and blag the glitziest bling from fashion designers and … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · 2 Comments

Paco De Lucía, celebrated flamenco guitarist. December 21st 1947 – February 25th 2014

Probably the most celebrated flamenco guitarist the world has ever seen, has died near the holiday home he owned at Playa del Carmen south of Cancún in Mexico. He is said … Continue reading

March 2, 2014 · 2 Comments

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