It’s a depressing  measure of the scale of the sex abuse scandal engulfing the Catholic Church that news of a priest preying on a child is no longer shocking. —Madison Magazine p53 Related articles Aussie Paper: Pope Quit Over Sex… Read More ›

A toast

Now Lois likes his native wine, And Otto likes his beer; The Pommy goes for half and half Because it gives him cheer, While Angus likes his whisky neat, And Paddy likes his tot — The Aussie has no drink… Read More ›

Pigs Might Fly by Emily Rodda

Opening Sentence:“I wish something would happen!” Synopsis:‘I wish something would happen!’ said Rachel. ‘Something interesting!’ Afterwards, she would remember what she’d said and how she’d felt that rainy Saturday morning, and she would think: ‘That was really the beginning.’ And… Read More ›