SPF: Work in progress

“Simon, what on earth is that?” Christine asked her husband when she noticed the piece of metal in her garden. “It’s a harp.” “I can see that. I meant, what exactly is it doing in the garden?” “I will restore it. Those things are worth a lot of money so I couldn’t just leave it [...]

SPF: Mysterious one

The girl, dressed in rags with short sooty wings, just sat on the log staring straight ahead of her. Nobody had noticed her arrival and so she had been there some time before somebody rushed over with a blanket to throw around her. “Are you okay?” She seemed surprised to see other people present. “I [...]

SPF: not all is what it seems

As the boat rounded the corner the tourists gave a cry of both surprise and pure horror. It looked like the scene of a tragic accident. The driver, however, didn't have a reaction but remained impressive as it was something he saw daily. “Relax. Nobody died here, and there’s no danger. The boats were old, [...]

Friday fictioneers: Trouble in the sky

PHOTO PROMPT © Dawn Miller The pilot was in trouble. Something was very wrong, and nothing was responding properly. He had been confident that they would make it to the nearest airport. Now, as they were losing altitude at an alarming rate, his confidence was dissipating. Sadly, he picked up his radio. “Brace for an emergency [...]

#FFFC: Proper boring

“You would think they would give us something more inspiring.” The girls sorted out her art materials ready to draw what they had revealed. “I mean, it is just a scarf, some books, a teapot, and the chair.” “You are forgetting the plant.” “It looks like a lettuce shoved in a glass. Even the scarf [...]