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Roy Keane

January 29, 2011


by Patrick Campbell… And the next competitor please.” The man with the beard stands up, and walks directly to the black chair. No fear. No deviation. He sits, sitting bolt upright in the chair, and fixes his gaze on the presenter. “And your name, please.” “Royston Maurice Keane.” “And your age?” “None of your business.” […]

Fir Trees

January 22, 2011


by Robert Walsh… Sam had recently found a Youtube poster on-line called Kerry, who uploaded videos quite regularly.  He’d never contacted her, and her profile revealed little about her except that she made these clips in her spare time.  The clips were normally day-in-the-life footage of herself and her boyfriend engaged in various activities.  Her […]

A Particle of Luck

January 1, 2011


by Sarah Salway… ‘I’m going to reapply for that job,’ Joanne tells Roy. ‘I’m going to go in every hour every day until they employ me. And then I’m going to charge them interest on my salary. I’m going to make them pay me double for my trouble.’ Joanne wishes she’d remembered to say ‘gonna’ […]