Browsing Archive: October, 2011

Lift You Up

Posted by Mike Church on Monday, October 31, 2011,

Another recent Mikiature, and a chance to post a link to one of most amazing singers I have been privileged to see in concert, just months before he was killed in a tragic accident: Steve Lee. Rest in peace. OK, here goes . . .


In the year 3030 . . .

‘So, how do these things work, Stan?’

            ‘Stand back and I’ll show you. What you do is lift your right foot up like this and put it down here. Got that? Now comes...

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You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)

Posted by Mike Church on Sunday, October 16, 2011,
Another Mikiature. An old one, actually, but I just got round to recording it:

You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)


‘OK, everyone, let’s check your homework.’


                ‘Yes, Juan, homework. Did you do it?’

                ‘No. I forget.’

                ‘Sorry, Juan, no points for honesty.’


                ‘Never mind, Juan. OK, what page was it, Ana?’



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This Is How It Always Starts

Posted by Mike Church on Wednesday, October 12, 2011,

One more Mikiature for the collection:


‘Just write down the first thing that comes into your head.’

            ‘Like what?’

            ‘Well, like that, for example.’

            ‘What? “Like what?” ’


            ‘Not exactly Shakespeare, is it, Reggie?’

            ‘What do you want to write like Shakespeare for?’

            ‘I don’t. I want to write like David Foster Wallace.’


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Start Me Up

Posted by Mike Church on Wednesday, October 5, 2011,

Here's another Mikiature I wrote recently . . .

Mick pressed the dreaded button and braced himself. What delights would his beloved PC hold in store for him today? A prompt to install Service Pack 21? An invitation to upgrade to Media Player 49? A reminder that his yearly anti-virus subscription would expire in 11 months’ time?

            He knew the routine well by now for, regardless of  program, the procedure was always the same:


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