FFFC/WW: Rule Breaker

Never wear a hat indoors. I press my hat firmly to my head and smile. I glance at the busy sidewalk outside of the window before turning my attention towards my journal. I don’t care what people think about me while I am furiously scribbling in my book. Rules are meant to be broken, after [...]

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 [...]

FFFC: Commute to nowhere

It was just another regular Wednesday morning commute to work when it happened. Everything was normal as I was cycling through London. The traffic was very busy, as per usual, when I was speeding towards London Bridge. I can remember hearing the chimes of Big Ben announcing 9 AM as I passed.I swore quietly to [...]

FFFC/MMA Storytime: holiday unravelled

To the untrained eye, this looked like a typical holiday scene. Equally distant umbrella spaces for families to sit under with enough privacy from neighbouring ears. It was a setup that could easily be replicated in any resort.This was true enough, but the actual truth was in the hidden meaning of the umbrella’s. The hidden [...]

FFFC/MMA storytime: A quiet word

To the outsider, this looked like it was a romantic picture of Linda and Alan after they had moved in together. To anybody who knew what the couple could tell you differently. The tension in Allen’s arm gave it away.It was true; they had only just moved in and everything seemed to go great. That [...]