FFFC: Moment of inspiration

“Oh my God!” I pushed my hands against the car window as we were travelling down some random road in Arizona.,. “I have a great idea for a TikTok video. Thing is, I need to pull over right now to get out the car and do it.”My mother was used to my requests and did [...]

FFFC: The night out

We had been waiting for this night for some time. With what seemed like permanent lockdown restrictions, it almost looked like it would never happen. The day eventually came when we could finally plan going out a meeting with friends.So, that is exactly what we did. Arranged a girls' night out on the town as [...]

FFFC/WW: Gulping explained

“Can a fish dehydrate?” Daniel asked me.“Well, yes, of course they can.” I looked into the aquarium and pondered my answer. “We need water to survive, and so do they, but they breathe it and we can’t. If we tried to do that, we would drown. This happens to them when they are out of [...]

FFFC: The painting

Rose came running into the room holding a neatly wrapped package. “It’s here at last. My portrait… Well, our portrait.” She ripped the brown paper from the portrait and gazed at it for a moment in stunned silence.“Any good?” Philip asked without looking up from his magazine.“It think it has captured the essence of our [...]

100 word story: Commonplace

This time last year, everybody was in lockdown and there was a sense of community in the way everybody was helping each other during the time. Time has moved on, and we are all emerging from our cocoons into what we can only describe as a new normal. During that time we all had to [...]

Looking for answers

“Okay, so what you are saying is that the construction is not complete?” Neil looked at Mark with obvious confusion as he tried to comprehend what he had just been told. “The construction is complete, but in order to make it work we need to find equal and opposite forces to power it. Finding them [...]