Twittering Tales #148

The Helicopter “This’ll flush them out”, I insisted. “Not a chance in hell”, you sneered. I piloted the drone remotely, whilst checking the images on my phone. From here at least it looked impressive. It’s not the size or noise of the beast that matters. “Once we localise them, it’ll be game over!” (280 chars) … Continue reading Twittering Tales #148

Twittering Tales #147

The seaside I savour my morning coffee and watch the news. Childhood memories return of the seaside; sand-castles, vanilla ice-cream, and donkey rides. Now you wouldn’t see me dead in those crowds. It looks like somewhere in hell. The twins bounce in excitedly. Can we go to the seaside Daddy? (277 characters) Twittering tales is … Continue reading Twittering Tales #147

Twittering Tales #144

There were savoury biscuits, fresh crusty bread and smelly cheeses but in reality it was always about the wine. Martine always wanted vintage red. As long as she was happy to provide it, we didn’t really care. We were selfish bitches and we had never really warmed to her anyway. (276 chars) My feature photo … Continue reading Twittering Tales #144

Twittering Tales #143

Mac was a busy man. If you passed by the garage you could see him lying down, hard at work. He was also sly and devious, and changed the dummy and number plate each morning. Mac was elsewhere, fishing in his favourite spot with a crate of beer at his side. (254 chars) ooo ———- … Continue reading Twittering Tales #143

Twittering Tales #138

After 30 indecisive years, she took the 35mm wedding photos from the forgotten reaches of the wardrobe, removed dust and gunge, and sent them off for digital copies. Then continued with her perfect life. Weeks later, Detectives arrived and arrested her. It wasn’t the wedding photos. (280 Characters) Tuesday is Twittering Tales Day. Thanks Kat! … Continue reading Twittering Tales #138