Photo Credit: Susan Spaulding Another street corner It was like any other nameless street corner in a nondescript island town. It could have been in the Caribbean or in the Pacific or on any other Tropical Island. There was just the right number of stray dogs and random children kicked up the dust with a … Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction (21.4.19)
She watched the jet depart and shed a solitary tear. She exuded melancholy, but unbeknownst to the casual onlooker, was relieved that the sick bastard had finally left for good. Only compassion for the crew and passengers prevented the cruellest of thoughts from arising in her mind. (280 chars) It’s Tuesday and time for this … Continue reading Twittering Tales (131) : 9.4.19
Beneath the Bridge He set off from the river’s edge alongside the old stone bridge. Cool, shallow water, filtered between his toes. As he waded across the river, his little sister’s pink plastic sandal straps, cut deep into the fleshy prominences of his feet. He didn’t like adventuring into the water barefoot, and now his … Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction (7.4.19)
All about the Pines There was neither geometry nor symmetry in this little corner of the woods. The rustic wooden benches and stools looked sad and embarrassing to contemplate. But the majestic pines looked on. Running past on your Sunday jog, you wouldn’t take a second glance, but rather, avert your gaze whilst running alongside. … Continue reading Sunday Photo Fiction (31.03.19)
Twittering Tales #129 – 26 March 2019 The Bird Liberators are hanging empty cages in all major cities this weekend to remind us that caging has been a criminal offence since 2028. Their leader, Robin Perch, announced a rebrand, as the RoboBird Liberators, following a recent rise in the popularity of Robobird cagings. (279 characters) Through … Continue reading A fresh challenge – back to writing!
From time to time it’s good to reflect on what has gone before, what is happening now and what could happen in the future. I’ve been blogging for many years. In fact I have a screenshot of a post from 2003!! I had started blogging a few years before that. Well before WordPress or Blogger … Continue reading Shall I stay or shall I go?
Beautiful It’s a weekday morning. I knock our wedding photo to the carpet in my rush to silence the alarm. We struggle for a place in the bathroom and race to be first to use the toilet. Then, downstairs, a gulp of tepid coffee. Occasional glances, quick smiles, no time for toast or conversation. Then … Continue reading Beautiful : Sunday Photo Fiction