mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: Westward Ho!

Every year Jackanape’s Traveling Carnival made the arduous journey to Kamloops. The freaks preferred the train, but if none were available, a dog-cart was always an acceptable conveyance. Especially when piloted by canines with a sense style (and their own … Continue reading →

mark a rayner | scribblings, squibs & sundry monkey joys: A moment of gritty reflection

Delores always liked to take a few moments between shows and get a little alone time. Of late the circus had been touring in the Southwest and they’d seen lots of desert. Delores liked the desert. It reminded her of … Continue reading →