Fade to Black

First of all there is Blue. I grasp the hand-holds around the observation window and drink in the pure colour.…

Rebecca Re-imagined

For this exercise in ‘Writing Back’, I have imagined a new chapter for Daphne du Maurier’s novel ‘Rebecca’. Written from…

Porkies

The supermarket delivers Janet’s order on Friday; on Saturday, Harry loads up his bike panniers and delivers food to his…

Sloth

Brian’s always been a bit slow.  Oh, I don’t mean in the brain department, he always scored well above average…

Meerkatting

(meerkatting (verb) to bob up and down from your chair to see what your neighbours are up to!) ‘He’s there…

The Girl in the Yellow Dress

Reports of Hitler’s death on the last day of April 1945 brought a feeling of quiet optimism, people dared to…

Retail Therapy

In the fluorescent flicker of a hundred strip lights suspended from cables overhead, androgynous figures scale the vertiginous heights of…

Flannan Light

Based on a true story. No-one knows what happened to the three lighthouse keepers between the date of their last…