The business of business of business

The wisest figurehead is humoured rather than honoured when he can only be succeeded by death. He's exhausted and only stays awake out of habit. You needed your dragons for us to need you. Now they outlive you even though you diminished them; rest now, egomaniacal hero, your flames smoulder low. But your light burns … Continue reading The business of business of business


Hades’ liquor store

So it’s seven forty-five on a Friday in the Pick n Pay’s liquor store. They close in fifteen minutes, and today is payday. The staff must be tired. I realise, for the first time, that you can tell a lot about people by the alcohol they buy. Each one of these patrons has an unwritten short story in … Continue reading Hades’ liquor store