Tom Kane's Blog

A word can change a mind. A sentence can change a life. A book can change the world

The first day of school and Captain Stupendous sat on the grass watching the kids playing. He was on guard and ever alert for villains. Superheroes needed to be alert, ever vigilant and always ready to… “Joey Middlemas! What are you doing sitting down there when we’re all lining up to go into class?” Captain […]

The summer was almost over and with it my summer romance. We had been together for only two weeks, but each day she would be there, at the same time and the same place, patiently waiting. She and her friends hung out together and that’s where we met. Some of my friends said she was […]

That beast looked at me, but I didn’t flinch. I knew I could look death in the eye and death would blink first. There was that instant, that nano second of uncertainty. Who was going to flinch first? I held my ground. You cannot afford to waiver in the face of death, because death doesn’t […]

“The beast looked at me with hate in its eyes. It badly mauled my left arm so I can’t feel the arm anymore, it’s pacing round the cave taking my measure, watching and waiting… waiting to pounce.” “It started two days after we became the first humans to land on Mars. The Red Planet, the […]

Mistakes, we all make them, but do we suffer any consequences? Should have turned left. Opps, went to far. Sorry, I signaled left and wanted to go right. Me and my big mouth. Opps, did that hurt? Every action has some sort of reaction (sorry for the mash-up Sir Isaac Newton) and there will be […]