Richard Wright

author of strange, dark fictions

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A Special Idiot

A Special Idiot

“Any idiot can run. It takes a special kind of idiot to run a marathon.” – FB meme posted to my wall by the lovely Jackie..

January 27, 2013
Not Drowned Yet

Not Drowned Yet

Having already demonstrated her ability to prevent small stuffed toys from drowning, I suspect that Eva is quietly disappointed that I have..

June 9, 2012
Getting Fitter

Getting Fitter

This pool is about thirty paces and a fifteen second lift ride away from where I’ve been living since late 2009. Until Thursday, I..

May 21, 2012
The Walking Bruise

The Walking Bruise

You know how it is.  New year wouldn’t be new year without some doomed, pitiable attempt at self-improvement.  If it weren’t..

January 6, 2011
Comical Misadventures in Physical Unfitness

Comical Misadventures in Physical Unfitness

Last year, I embarked on both getting fit, and getting very unfit.  The fitness bit lasted until around about June, and was going quite..

February 4, 2010

To Do lists

There is sunshine. Summer must be here. About bloody time, too. In about five months, when I live in India, I’ll probably be longing..

May 22, 2009

Fighting Fit

Full disclosure. I’m a physical wreck. While in January I ran nearly fifty miles, February saw that fade quickly away, around the..

April 26, 2009
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