Jeremy Plumptre – The cabin on the beach

Ringo Starr: “I´d like to be under the sea in an octopus´garden in the shade.”                                       I´m from South Africa, and I have a little shack down on the beach on the west coast , where theContinue reading “Jeremy Plumptre – The cabin on the beach”

Jeremy Peter Plumptre – Fear

Quantum mechanics. Subatomic particles: the infinitesimally small building blocks of the Universe. They are in everything. We are made up of them. Quantum mechanics tells us particles go around in pairs. One particle spins up, the other spins down. One spins clockwise, the other spins anti-clockwise. They appear in two different places at the same time. TheyContinue reading “Jeremy Peter Plumptre – Fear”

Nuberu..or How to eat an elephant

This week’s Showcase comes from Jeremy Plumptre. On a rainy day in Devon, many years ago, I had finished my English classes for the term. I was talking to my boss, a Spaniard, who suggested I looked for work in Spain. Why not? I thought. My knowledge of Spain was scanty……I imagined dusty empty plains, swirlingContinue reading “Nuberu..or How to eat an elephant”