Join a 92-year-old man in his quest for peace. Place yourself in front of a class from hell. Be surprised by your home town. Discover the unsettling world behind the curtain of television. Look dead fish in the eye. Traipse your way through litter and text messages. Bark with joy. And don’t let anything stop you enjoying refrigerator cake. Illustrated by Amy Brownlee.
When the red man turns to green, walk yourself into a world where killing a spider triggers vivid flashbacks; where unrequited love is never forgotten; where a shopping trip to Asda is a form of counselling; where filming for You Tube leads to more than mere voyeurism; where the sheep are very often blue; and where tea is the answer.
Big bonkers baker Hector McPhee is so crazy for pancakes, he plots to kidnap Santa and give everyone pancakes for Christmas! What he doesn’t realise though is that his children Archie and Alicia have overheard his wicked plan . . . and they have different ideas!
I’ve also had short fiction published in these anthologies: