Bryan Hemming

short stories, comment, articles, humour and photography

$44.4 million buys the most expensive woman artist in the world: Georgia O’Keeffe

Catalogued almost as though it were a botanical specimen, Jimson Weed⁄ White Flower No. 1 by Wisconsin born artist, Georgia O’Keeffe, sold for the staggering price of $44.4 million at Sotheby’s New York … Continue reading

November 28, 2014 · 5 Comments

Short Story – The Hunters – A Thanksgiving story

An appropriately seasonal offering in my unofficial celebration of National Short Story Week, today’s featured short story comes from Crysta at In The Hunters – A Thanksgiving story Crysta assumes … Continue reading

November 20, 2014 · Leave a comment

Après un Rêve

The third featured short story in my own unofficial celebration of Britain’s National Short Story Week comes from CollTales in New York. – Well, ladies, would you care to join … Continue reading

November 19, 2014 · Leave a comment

Frozen in Time

Originally posted on Storyshucker:
There’s a lot of life in that old freezer. It’s a chest freezer actually, from the 1960s I think. Dirty white with spots of ancient rust…

November 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

National Short Story Week

National Short Story Week starts today, 17th November 2014, and runs until the end of the week, 23rd November. To mark the occasion I am inviting short story bloggers to publish a link … Continue reading

November 17, 2014 · 9 Comments

Shaun Walker is caught invading Ukraine by his own camera!

Some of you might remember an article I wrote on Guardian journalist, Shaun Walker last August: Shaun ‘wish I’d brought my camera’ Walker. Today The Guardian uses the same article by Walker … Continue reading

November 13, 2014 · 6 Comments


In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the … Continue reading

November 8, 2014 · 6 Comments

How old is your brain?

Like me, you’ve probably been thinking your brain is as old as your toes or your ears. Apparently, it’s not. Some brains are older, and some brains are younger than … Continue reading

November 6, 2014 · 15 Comments

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