When we were moving house, I discovered a box of old negatives. I held them up the light in curiosity and found the pictures of me and my sister playing hide and seek from years ago. I smiled at the memory of the younger girl running up to me desperate to play. I agreed and [...]
Photo Credit MorguefilePhoto Credit Morguefile The policeman walked away from the table, thoughtfully scratching his chin. This was like an old case. Too similar. Even the note in the book was the same. “12:45 PM – Mr Kipper” So many years later and the case had gone cold. It was probable that the girl they [...]
Laughter is a virus; it's contagious. Written as a response to this week's six word story prompt.
photo by Michal Vrba via Unsplash The reigning champion sat back, confidently. The clock ticked as the opposition studied the pieces. Smiling, she moved a knight, "Checkmate!" Written in response to this week's three line tales prompt.
Photo courtesy of DB McNicol, author Tony came flying into the room, where the great deal of excitement. “I have won a boat, and they told me they will name it after me!” “I don’t remember you entering a competition,” said the ever sceptical wife as she turned to face him. “Who are they?” “Andy told [...]
13. I paused, as I always did, as I wandered past the corner my mother had set up all those years ago. It was basically a shrine to my father who had been killed during the war. It comprised his photograph, the phone she had first heard the news on, and the candles we [...]
Pixabay December Pexels 2019 New Year’s Day dawned revealing a light dusting of snow. The freshness of snow better had yet to be walked on gave everything a brightness that Rebecca would have struggled to put into words. Her gaze roamed around the garden that had been completely covered and was busy admiring the beauty [...]