Monthly Archives: January 1951

Beyond unreasonable certainity


The day was long and  a warm breeze caught the reeds  above our heads … how long we had been there and how we came to be there is no concern of yours . The matter concern the main protagonists was this issue of unreasonable certainty. We knew that is was only a matter of time that we we would be found  and this certainty we found utterly unreasonable. .. we know that we could go no further than this point  and the pleasure of a reasonable doubt was to be denied of us …and so like many characters in all great westerns we stared into the  midday sun knowing with reasonable certainty that the posse would find us .