Almanac Short Fiction: ‘A Pest Exterminator’s Tale’

KD describes ‘A Pest Exterminator’s tale’ as “a short story originally drafted a couple of decades ago and worked upon here and there ever since. It’s about many issues, including phobias, and has echoes of ‘Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland’. The environment is very much Geelong’s waterfront of decades ago, when it was still seedy and run-down and just starting to undergo the process of gentrification and renewal.”

Almanac Poetry: Prince Albert Hotel, Daylesford, Victoria

This Tuesday’s poem from Kevin Densley features the picturesque Central Victorian spa town of Daylesford.

Pub review: The Bunch of Cherries, Hertfordshire, AL4 0XG

Mickey Randall’s Friday afternoon pub for 30 months, The Bunch of Cherries in Hertfordshire, had less allure than an abattoir. “Red Brick Hideous”. Yet the worst pub in town may have been the best pub in town.