Menu

"Short stories and travel reports from my life adventures around the globe".

Category: short story

Notes From The Netherlands, a short story collection.

It’s been a strange couple of weeks for me, here in WordPress land. Since wrapping up my Siem Reap travel report series back at the end of September, I’ve been ploughing my way through dozens and dozens of old articles. You see, when I started these humble pages, way back in 2015, I had no […]

Read More

The End of Everything, a short story from The Netherlands.

The End of Everything, a short story from The Netherlands. In June 2010 I arrived in The Netherlands with the notion of finally ‘settling down’. Young, in love and still just a little wet behind the ears, my girl and I had all the typical rat race dreams. Get the jobs so we could save […]

Read More

Wall of Sound, a short story from The Netherlands.

Wall of Sound, a short story from The Netherlands. In June 2010 I arrived in The Netherlands with the notion of finally ‘settling down’. Young, in love and still just a little wet behind the ears, my girl and I had all the typical rat race dreams. Get the jobs so we could save money. […]

Read More

The Voice, a short story from The Netherlands.

The Voice, a short story from The Netherlands. In June 2010 I arrived in The Netherlands with the notion of finally ‘settling down’. Young, in love and still just a little wet behind the ears, my girl and I had all the typical rat race dreams. Get the jobs so we could save money. Save […]

Read More

Celebrations and Recriminations, a short story from The Netherlands.

Celebrations and Recriminations, a short story from The Netherlands. In June 2010 I arrived in The Netherlands with the notion of finally ‘settling down’. Young, in love and still just a little wet behind the ears, my girl and I had all the typical rat race dreams. Get the jobs so we could save money. […]

Read More

Yangshuo Master Chefs, a short story from China.

Yangshuo Master Chefs, a short story from China. After a prolonged period of stability, I finally bid farewell to Belgium in the summer of 2009. Uninspired by life in grey, uneventful Brussels, my girl and I headed off to China for an unforgettable year of teaching and traveling. “Oh crap!” I cried, as S went […]

Read More

The Long Hair Ladies of Yao, a short story from China.

The Long Hair Ladies of Yao, a short story from China. After a prolonged period of stability, I finally bid farewell to Belgium in the summer of 2009. Uninspired by life in grey, uneventful Brussels, my girl and I headed off to China for an unforgettable year of teaching and traveling. “So that was Guilin!” […]

Read More

Jia Jia and the Warriors, a short story from China.

Jia Jia and the Warriors, a short story from China. After a prolonged period of stability, I finally bid farewell to Belgium in the summer of 2009. Uninspired by life in grey, uneventful Brussels, my girl and I headed off to China for an unforgettable year of teaching and traveling. The slow train from Beijing […]

Read More

Goodness Gracious, Great Wall of China! A short story.

Goodness Gracious Great Wall of China! After a prolonged period of stability, I finally bid farewell to Belgium in the summer of 2009. Uninspired by life in grey, uneventful Brussels, my girl and I headed off to China for an unforgettable year of teaching and traveling. “Put your cookies in the bag!” I cried, addressing […]

Read More

Sub Zero Adventures, a short story from China.

Sub Zero Adventures, a short story from China. After a prolonged period of stability, I finally bid farewell to Belgium in the summer of 2009. Uninspired by life in grey, uneventful Brussels, my girl and I headed off to China for an unforgettable year of teaching and traveling. Waiting for the hangman’s noose to be […]

Read More
%d bloggers like this: