Jo Blackwell

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Short Story – Fat Chance!

Short story

This “coffee break” short story was first published in Take a Break in the summer of 1992. I’ve updated it so that the character can use email instead of a fax machine! Enjoy. Fat Chance! Jo Blackwell   Myra Heptinstall was fat. Not “pleasantly plump” or “cuddly”, but lusciously, opulently fat. Not that she minded, […]

During the war…

War/Survival Fiction

My quest to ‘find’ my grandfather (see “Searching for Jack”) has lead me into a rabbit hole of research. I am only just coming up for air, having immersed myself in the history of the war in the Far East, specifically the aftermath of the Fall of Singapore, one of the most shameful military disasters […]