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About chrispagefiction

Author of the novels Another Perfect Day in ****ing Paradise, Sanctioned, Weed, King of the Undies World, The Underpants Tree, and the story collection Un-Tall Tales. Editor, freelance writer, occasional cartoonist, graphic designer, and all that stuff. At heart he is a London person, but the rest of his body is in long-term exile in Osaka, Japan.

The cult murders of Shinzo Abe and Hello Kitty

Shinzo Abe, former PM, departed this earth as any politician would want to depart this earth: in a hail of bullets (or a hail of one bullet) with his shiny shoes on, next to his flunkies, spouting platitudes on the … Continue reading

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Mr Smelly’s Improbable Emporium

A true story with no particular point to it The time has come to tell of Mr Smelly’s Improbable Emporium, though I have no idea why.  In the mid 90s when I moved to this area in Nara, the neighbouring … Continue reading

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Death is the new smart financial move 

So, Paul McCartney played Glastonbury the other day and became, at 80, the oldest person to do so. It’s all right for some — we can’t all afford to live to be 80. I look at those photos of Macca … Continue reading

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Putin’s big table

Putin’s big table. Tweaked version: #cartoonart #cartoon #art #drawing #illustration #digitalart #artist #artwork #cartoons #artistsoninstagram #sketch #cartoonist #cartoondrawing  #draw #digitaldrawing #comicart #digitalillustration #artoftheday #cartoonstyle  #illustrator #comics #doodle #cartoonartist #drawings #doodle #ukraine #putin #putinsbigtable #notowar #ukrainewar 

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Let’s get this straight: Unravelling the complicated convolutions of current goings on with added buckets of wine

So, let’s try to get this straight because it’s getting a bit complicated now Members of the UK government, including the actual prime minister broke lockdown laws that they themselves made by having parties at No.10, driving to Durham while … Continue reading

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You are poop! (A slight reprise)

It needs to be said. (Procreate)

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This is a pen

Every year, thousands of fresh-faced, eager young things process from the universities of the English-speaking countries and decide to become — at least until they have scratched an itchy foot, paid off a college loan, started to miss Yorkshire pud, … Continue reading

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Humanity’s all shagged out (and I feel fine)

Let’s be clear: the slow death of humanity through mass infertility is a good thing. This nightmare vision of SF and dystopian literature is, to the well-organised mind, a dream come true.  For decades scientists have been telling us about … Continue reading

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Labour’s limp rag

When you have no real ideas, drape yourself in the flag.

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Something to look forward to. The dignity of labour. A productive life.

Yes, I was feeling very happy last night at the prospect of the imminent Monday so I expressed myself, I did. I expressed myself in images, which, we are told, is the thing to do. Procreate and iPad, if you … Continue reading

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