Tales from the far side

Welcome to the reflection of what we like to call contemporary life. You may find some temporal distortions but keep calm and tell yourself it's only a story... things like this don't happen in "real life", do they? (some stories will have adult content and language)

  • The 90% (or All is right in the world) - Is there such a thing as random acts of kindness? John doesn't think so.. NEW

  • Am I still safeSteve is having a bad day... but it's about to get a lot worse! NEW

  • The best policy - They say that it really pays to be honest... but does it really? It can backfire on you too... 

  • The price to choose - What is the price of karma?  

  • Purely coincidental - Is there such a thing as bad publicity? 

  • Kindred Spirits - Where do you go when you're lacking in Spiritual guidance? To the Beacon,and become one of the elite..

  • The Tosser and the ShillA three card life lesson for Paul...

  • The Supposed TruthTruth is written by the victors; and it's not what you do but what you're seen to do that's important! 

  • Life as story conquest - They say that life's a game, but what are the rules? Here's a handy guide to help...

  • Moonpie The transition from childhood to adulthood is always traumatic. Just ask Dan. 

  • Just like yesterdaySome say it's better to have loved and to have lost... Dean doesn't agree with that  

  • The Voice That Came Back Success is what you make of it; but what if you're the worst comic of all time? 

  • No WakingThe worst day of your life just got a lot worse 

  • Illusions - Family life isn't what  it's cut out to be.... 

  • Picking up the piecesNever look a gift horse in the mouth... if something seems too good to be true then watch out.... I didn't....

  • Happiest days of your lifeWhen Timmy's father told him not to make a meal out of growing up, he didn't think it would be taken literally.... 

  • Strange happenings on a trainNine people trapped in a train with... something else; and only one man can save them...
    if he can be arsed, that is!  

  • Once PristineA romance based on neurosis, destined for disaster...

  • The man who was - A botched hit forces the man who was Quicksilver out of retirement; but who called the hit in? 

  • No longer silent - A heat wave leads to a shocking display of violence, but is there something far more horrifying at work?

  • And what will inherit? - The zombie story to end all zombie stories... 

  • Ghost hunters - Be careful what you're looking for, especially if its for proof of life after death. .

  • The wrong - Sometimes it just doesn't pay to be in the wrong place at the wrong time..

  • Second chance for the last supperThe big JC comes back to look at a new age Spiritual festival. Guess what he finds?

  • Stepping out of the illusion: There is a place where death was revered and understood. Joel needs to find this place to give him closure. 

  • Pent upThere's nothing wrose than being stuck in a traffic jam; especially when you're claustrophobic 

  • Earthshock: part 6Rose is desperate to start dating again... but there's desperate and then there's DESPERATE! 

  • Slay bells - Who's killing Santa's? Only one man can find out... shame he has a pathological hatred of Christmas! 

  • Anything for a quiet lifeA country village reels from the deaths of two children, but author Alex Paige thinks there is more to it.

  • Open the door - The search for a missing son becomes a quest for understanding 

  • Breaking the wallSchool can be tough as the new kid; especially if you're odd... 

  • Past savingA couple reminisce over their years together and a happy marraige that may have been anything but.

  • A part from you - An incident twenty years ago haunts the life of all those who witnessed it; an unknownable object and a school reunion

  • Sitting on a trainA chance encounter wakes a stirring on an otherwise bereft trip from London. 

  • Written in the starsA poignant look at de Clérambault's syndrome, a love that was never meant to be. 

  • The solace of the treesWe will look after you long after you are gone, and though others will forget you, we will remember 

  • The burning questionA search for truth leads to a harrowing tale of religious obsession and extremism.

  • Hollow worth: Dorothy has had her fortune read, and it's not good news. Can she escape a fate such as death?

  • Age before: Edgar is not what he seems; beneath his shrivelled face lurks the stuff of nightmares with your very soul at stake.

  • A Carol, by any other name: A Christmas story of redemption and hope

  • Answer the callIf you hear a phone ring in an empty telephone booth, answer the call. It could only change your life…..

  • Behind the writer's eyes - A story of friendship and missed opportunities

  • Everything in its place - An ode to the common or garden shed.... and why not?

  • The Electrified Staircase - Welcome to the perfect life: we're all the same willing slaves of conformity; but what happened to all the rebels?

  • The Forgotten Life - Emma Dern's life is finally mounting to something and nothing is going to stop her from making the most of it.

  • Down by the side - A mis-judged trip to the seaside leads to an odd encounter...

  • I.Kunt.. - Saul is not the nicest person in the world, to put it mildly... But what happens when he meets someone who can see beyond that?

  • Peek-a-boo - An emapth searches for the missing child of a friend, little knowing that there is so much more at stake..

  • Dad - Unconditional love can be the tie that binds us, sometimes too strongl. For some "till death do us part" is not long enough.

  • Open Invitation - Be careful who you invite into your home, you might not live long enough to regret it!

  • Human Highway - A "chance" encounter leads Denny on a deadly journey of obsession and coercion

  • The Death of Dating - Speed dating can be murder sometimes

  • Action without purpose - A man on a relentless stakeout for the killer of his wife; where every detail is a clue and every clue is important.

  • The Eighth Day Of The Week - Grant wakes up knowing that his past is catching up with him, can he set his life to rights before its too late?

  • The Choice - What would you do if you woke from your perfect life and realised that it had all been a coma dream?