Drawn by the first-ever lighting of the 70-mile monument from end to end, thousands of visitors filled every local car park, lay-by and footpath, while helicopters and a NASA satellite recorded the necklace of beacons from above. I played my part! … Continue readingIlluminating Hadrian’s Wall
RoryStoryCubes helped me write this piece of flash fiction about a dog, a dragonfly and a dragon in a spare half-hour. … Continue readingThe Empuhuh
Writers & Artists Yearbook asked on Facebook “Writing exercise time: write a short paragraph to accompany this image.” I posted this … … Continue readingThe wheels on the bus …
The runes were cast and these are what the gods came back with – a black cat, a lightning bolt, a light bulb, an eye, a question, a footprint, an abacus, a compass and a magic wand – see the picture! I did my best with this meagre material… so here is my offering! … Continue readingMurder. No mystery.
The little man had sharp blue eyes similar to those of a mynah bird we once had caged in the kitchen at home. Gordon continued, “He’s my most trusted forensic man. He’ll take you through to the morgue… … Continue readingPhoto prompt kills!
A stranded train passenger tells a tale to pass the time in the waiting room … Continue readingTommy’s tale
You know the one where someone shows you a work of art or even just an everyday household object, and it inspires you to write something? I’ll show you mine, you show me yours… … Continue readingThe Morning After the Night Before
Don’t deny you always wanted to write like Conan Doyle? Me too. So I gave it a go. … Continue readingJust like Conan Doyle?
What if a fascist group rose to prominence in the United States, sometime round about now? Huh? Well what would YOU do? … Continue readingAdolphus and Me
I worked in Gibraltar for 6 months a few years ago. For me it was an amazing and unique experience. Here are a few things I learned. … Continue readingAn Introduction to Gibraltar
In 2009 some old friends and I made a nostalgic return to some old pub haunts. I played the papparazi part. We all ended up feeling old. Where did the time go? … Continue readingThose Were the Days
This story was inspired by my sometime tutor’s Bichon Frise dog. It’s a dirty job but someone had to write it… … Continue readingJoosy