February 2017 archive

Audiobooks in #English

All my #audiobooks : https://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/search/ref=sr_nr_p_n_binding_browse-b_mrr_1?fst=as%3Aoff&rh=n%3A266239%2Cp_27%3AJesse+Craignou%2Cp_n_binding_browse-bin%3A308724031&bbn=266239&sort=smooth-review-rank&ie=UTF8&qid=1487804394&rnid=492562011 Jesse CRAIGNOU

Spinster Stories – One Night’s Sleep

Last night the Moon told me she was tired… too tired to shine even sometimes… and she really needed a break… a night’s rest… her beauty sleep… and reset… She told me of the legend of the Sun who had been granted a day’s work… and a night’s rest everyday… even when his days are …

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Spinster Stories – English Weather

I look at the Weather after the News… and the map of the British Isles is spread there on my screen displaying the weather and the temperatures all over… And what catches my eye at the bottom of the TV screen if not the weather and temperature in St Helier… down there… lost… almost forlorn …

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Spinster Stories – The Man And The Bird

A man adopted a bird… because he wanted to fly… and the bird learnt to walk… because he lived with a man… but the man never learnt to fly… because he lived with a bird that walked… Jesse CRAIGNOU Continue reading All my #books, #ebooks, #audiobooks… for #English #schools, #teachers & #students : https://www.amazon.co.uk/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_2?url=search-alias%3Dstripbooks&field-keywords=Jesse+craignou

Spinster Stories – In A Tree

In a tree there lived birds… who flew about in and out of its branches and leaves and fruit happily… free as birds… because they didn’t know they lived in a tree… And there lived fish too… who flew about in and out of its branches and leaves and fruit happily… free as birds… because …

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Spinster Stories – Reza

Reza… I like the name… I remember back in my Persian days when it used to be the name of a king… and if I had ever had an Iranian son I too would probably have called him Reza… and he would have been king of Persia… Not to mention the fact that much later …

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Spinster Stories – Mermaid Dreams

Who knows what stuff mermaid dreams are made of ? Do they dream of stars above ? And why they never come to visit their cousins in the seas ? Only by night… and in reflection ? Who knows what stuff mermaid dreams are made of ? Do they dream of flying fish… and how …

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Spinster Stories – Mud catch

When the Masai park wardens found her, the cow elephant was lying in the deep pool of mud… and it looked like she was in a cradle… rocking and rolling under her won weight… how long had she been there… at least hours… the old giant was tired and probably hurt and probably wouldn’t hold …

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Spinster Stories – The Man Who Turned The Tank

Another students’ revolution and the army takes over… as most take cover… running hither and thither… one man walks up to the first tank in line and stops… the tank pauses for an instant that feels like eternity and the whole world is holding its breath… life has ground to a halt and in no …

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Spinster Stories – Namesakes

for Linda and Tricia One of my colleagues, Peter English, fancied one of my friends… and so I offered to introduce them… and the funny thing is they already had the same name… English… So I arranged to me at the pub after work… and introduced… Peter English meet Patricia English… Patricia English meet Peter …

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