Stories of jEngland

Live Forever

30,000 word novella: a teenage romance set at the height of the Britpop phenomenon. This is the first draft – a second one is forthcoming. Eventually. (Written aged 16-18, hence some of the not-so-good phrasing and attempts to crowbar sophisticated vocabulary in)

Young and Lovely

Short story to try and describe romantic obsession, the Amalfi Coast, and the problems with daydreams.


Wrote this back in October but didn’t have the guts to put it on here. Things change.


One about the consequences of disastrous uni flings.


I am feeling uninspired. Miserable First Year At Uni™

Falmouth Town

hyperbolic as always
but not too far from the truth


EMO ALERT. Miserable First Year At Uni™


Found this on my other poetry blog – not sure why I hadn’t already put it up, it’s nearly a month old!


It’s tongue-in-cheek, and not from my point of view.

Ode To Alcohol

For Creative Writing society. Written in about 15 minutes because I forgot to write anything before then.


The ramblings of a newly free narrator.