The Poet: A Short Story by Harlan Wolff

The Poet - a Short Story by Harlan Wolf

The Poet Written by Harlan Wolff Harlan Wolff is the author of Thailand’s latest crime thriller ‘Bangkok Rules’ presently available in paperback and kindle on Amazon. “I’m turning tricks – I’m getting fixed – I’m back on Boogie Street,” he sang as he parked the rusty blue and white Volkswagen bus in the far corner of the nightclub’s car park. ... Read More »

Stella by Sunlight

Stella by Sunlight

Stella by Sunlight – a short story by Harlan Wolff “It’s a fucking disaster,” Stella declared as she threw her paintbrush on the white tiled floor beside her easel. “I rather like it,” Bill told her as he came in from reading his regular morning newspaper in the garden chair, and looked over her shoulder at the finished canvas. She ... Read More »

Bang Bang Fever


Guns are dangerous because they go bang at the business end and make holes in people. That is what they are designed to do by the manufacturer. They are advertised and sold as tools to kill or maim. Guns are not toys. There is an old joke about a police detective that knocks on a front door and it is ... Read More »

Suppose They Gave a War and Nobody Came?


I promised myself I wasn’t going to write an article about Syria and unfortunately this is it. The rhetoric from Washington has the sulphur smell of propaganda and London has democratically said ‘no thank you’ to its corporate lackeys. This must confuse and irritate the boys in Washington D.C., as the last thing they expected from their favourite democracy was ... Read More »

The Journey to Becoming an Author

Bangkok late 1970's

Herman died yesterday and now all my old friends are dead. Well they would be, I was a teenager and my friends were all middle-aged war veterans. That was the tail end of the nineteen-seventies, shortly after the Vietnam War and I was in Bangkok drinking at Patpong bars all day and night. Lots of booze – lots of girls ... Read More »