A LONG WEEKEND IN WIDGET

Unzippering the main street, the motorbikes with modified mufflers throb into town and congregate at the local waterhole. Outnumbered by black leathers stretched over bellies, locals retreat to corners and shadows to contemplate custom and sip beers. Amongst the stovepipe thin are those that sport dark denim slung under verandahs that middle aged men acquire, […]

WIDGET’S VETERINARY CLINIC

Most residents develop an unhealthy intolerance to the town’s dusty speed limit. By day dogs roam town limits until they stagger through the door, having come within inches of catching ‘wheels disease’. The night’s cats, feral and suburban, are contained in cages where they defend a ton of spite with tense claws. Euthanasia is the […]

ADDRESS: c/- THE WINDY GULLY COTTAGES, WIDGET.

Time had forgotten the scrap of paper once jammed under a board in the timber wall where tongue and grove didn’t quite meet.His tin mining grandfather lived here, where the wind whipped up the hillside in haste.Dwellings once huddled close to the colliery, perched as twilight swallows in the flame trees above the mountain road. […]