Monthly Archives: July 2018


Flash Fiction Post 85 – Life after Death

Morning all. This week I had a random idea that turned into a story. I’m not sure where it came from but I followed the urge. (And it was a challenge to see where it took me!)  I hope you enjoy it and that it will make you contemplate life’s mysteries. The story is called Life after Death. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog […]


Messages to Government Post 2 – Innovation

Howzit everyone. As a follow-up in my new feature “Messages to Government”, I am, today, focusing on a topic which I believe is critical for the continuing success of Humanity on earth. The article is called Innovation. Once again, I hope you find it interesting and thought provoking. If you do, please share it, and if you have contacts in Government send it to them as well. Read all the Messages to Government, Flash Fiction […]


Thought for the Day 24 July, 2018

Thought for the Day 24 July 2018 Welcome back to the thought for the day. Today my thought is really a bunch of thoughts in the form of questions so here goes. Why does the world have so many politicians, since a lot of them are ignorant, self-important, incompetent, useless and just a drain on their country’s resources? Why do politicians have bodyguards and blue-light brigades given question one? These things just add to the […]


Flash Fiction Post 84 – A Huge Breakthrough

Morning all. I’m pretty organized this week so I’m off to a flying start. Here’s installment 20 of “Forced Removal”. This installment is called, A Huge Breakthrough. Read all the Messages to Government, Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog Archives. What did you all think of my first message to government? Remember that you can now sign up to my VIP Readers’ Group on the Dave Macfie […]


Messages to Government Post 1 – An Approach to Housing Development

Morning all. As promised, today I’m launching my new feature “Messages to Government” with an article I have called An Approach to Housing Development. I hope you find it interesting and thought provoking. If you do, please share it, and if you have contacts in Government send it to them as well. You never know, someone in authority in this critical area might just like it enough to adopt it. Stranger things have happened – […]


Flash Fiction Post 83 – Dragon

Hi. This week I thought to try another new topic. I’ve never attempted a story about dragons before. So I decided that I should try one of those. I hope you enjoy it. The story is simply called Dragon. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog Archives. Now, I’ve been talking, for a while about new things coming soon. First, I have decided to relaunch […]


Flash Fiction Post 82 – Threading a Needle

Hi Everybody. Here’s installment 19 of “Forced Removal”. This installment is called, Threading a Needle. Read all the Flash Fiction stories and “Thoughts for the Day” on Dave’s Blog or Dave’s Blog Archives. As to the additions to the Blog – I’ve been working on a couple of ideas, which are nearly ready but I’d prefer to bring things you would like to read. Please send me suggestions and I’ll do some of your requests […]


Flash Fiction Post 81 – Something New

Hello again. I’ve been in Cape Town since the middle of last week – half-half business and pleasure – so this is the first opportunity I’ve had to sit and write. I decided that I should try to stretch myself with a story on a topic I’ve never attempted before. Since I’m not really a romantic, I decided therefor that I should try a romance story. And because it’s a topic that new to me […]