Time to disinvest

Today we had a blip. Blip is the word used by a colleague in a moment of genuine comfort, except today it …

Triggers

In the process of learning what triggers our children, we learn what triggers us. This hasn’t been a natural process for me. …

Genuine Goods

This evening we started planning this year’s Christmas presents over a perfect pint in the Crafty Devil bar on Llandaff Road. It …

Rediscovering DJ Andre

I rarely see my DJ friend Andre these days. Our lives that were once so intertwined have taken on different paths, much …

Collecting Glasses

Kristian was a happy accident courtesy of my mum. Puzzled at my lack of enthusiasm for a night out one Friday evening, …

Managing Truancy

I had a really helpful chat with T about S’s fifth week of truancy, the excuses he is making, and his difficulty …

Coping Mechanisms

There is no beginning to this, and realistically there will be no end. So I’ll dive straight into it and try to …

Disengaging

As I write off the rest of my working day and appear at the school my partner works in, I notice the …

Finding Jon John

I’d spotted Jonathan John some time before introducing myself to him. He’d been standing in the Golden Cross with a likely looking …

Following Pete Burns

I think we’d been to see Pete Burns do two or three songs at the Red Cap in Camden, the night I …

Meeting Rollo

The night I met Rollo was so unlikely that I’m amazed to this day it happened. It was a Monday night, Faithless …

The First Rebirth

Jones & Stephenson – The First Rebirth. I must admit that I can’t remember actually hearing this in Club X one Friday …

The Flowers In Your Garden

Your garden on the corner sits and waits to alure to lead astray innocent passers by. You cannot live the scents you …

Frozen Ices

Blind I am, and Deaf I am, and Dumb though I trip go The smells get over, No odour more spelling Than …

Left Evidence

THERE IS A BUSH THAT BURNS, THERE IS A FIELD THAT NEVER LEARNS, AND TAKES IN CHILDREN SUNDAYS JUST FOR GAMES AND …

Curl Up And Die

2 nights running the bird with the cobalt blue beak and neck which this family had acquired as new sat in the …

Mine

down here is close and stale and egg-like, my head is small and tense and tight. down near by you is dense …

Mist

what will I wear, what shall I wear, what shall I do with my hair? I’ll wear my black, my sweet, and …

Raindown The Window

He peed against the trough like rain against the roof. Take me there. Newspaper cutting walls and drunken acoustic balls. Take me …

Tease

the movement in my arm from warm to gradual chilled existence as the nerves begin to wake and regain sense. both limbs …

Little Things

little things please little minds if you can get them up, if you can find a mouth to fit your dreams tonight. …

Spontaneous Human Combustion

explosive character – you ruined my night! I bought you a drink and you went and combusted. clever tricks like that aren’t …

One More Taste

don’t look at me, I’ll only laugh; you’ll say I’m such a waste. don’t touch my tongue, when I say stop, don’t …

Instant Bereavement

What would you like? All I can make is tea. What shall I say – all I can think is lines of …

The Inner Within

I’ve been as fas as I can go, but only with myself. through the physics of love and mental breakdown; depression and …

Sourgrapes

what shall I do? whatever it is, it won’t involve you. whereever I go, away from here where you can’t know, YOU’LL …

10 BEARS

through the doors of bedrooms you can hear my songs. if you listen close enough you can hear my heart. I fill …

Go Home To Mother

even his long-time love who said she’d never desert him has failed him. where is she now the line has cleared? the …

Headache

morning sweetness! I woke today with you on my mind. while hot and bothered I felt your arms as I showered. hot …

I’ll Phone You

I’ll phone you from work – I’ll feel safer there. my brain will be on, have been exercised and I’ll be amongst …

Charming,sensitive

you like talking and the sound of your voice. I like listening and playing your accent. you give what you want and …

Modelling

I could have been a model, so I haven’t been told: I do not have a neck which could commercially be sold. …

Glass Box In Vision – Part 3

I wilt and I thin For glassier days, Of insects on the playground. Sun scorched tarmac Warm to my heart, My golden …

Show Biz Superstar

A selection from “Show Biz Superstar” by Scott Hill. Originally 81 works spanning August 1988 – August 1990 Executive producer: Bobby Bristol …

Fat Cat’s First Book

Fat Cat’s work is copyright April 1989 S.C Hill Originally a Rush Job production for Scottsburg Productions.

East India

A selection of East Indian overtones. East India was published in 1987 by Scott Hill. Copyright S.C Hill 1987, Patent S.C Hill …