The sky was dark, the black clouds hung low over the hills and a stream of sunlight lighting up the cliffs created a spectacular contrast. This was Ethel’s favourite type of weather, it reflected her emotionally turbulent state perfectly and she revelled in the drama of it all. Ethel was on holiday at one ofContinue reading “The Beast of Bodmin Moor”
They kept their lights off as they guided their capsule down to earth and landed in the field of corn. They clambered out and set to work immediately. Getting the circles exactly right wasn’t easy, and they needed to work quickly and leave. The last thing they wanted was to be disturbed. They’d been sentContinue reading “A Good Result”
I sit in a huddle of blankets and rugs with my dog outside Sainsbury’s. I’m sheltered from the elements here. People rush by, avoiding looking at me. Even those who throw me a few coins don’t want to actually see me. Sitting here all day is a bit like a job. It’s how I earnContinue reading “The Homeless Man”
It was already late afternoon, as Joanne and Charles ventured into the pine forest. They were on a wide sun-lit track, but on either side, the pines had been planted closely together and no sunlight penetrated the dense foliage. It wasn’t the most inviting walk, but they didn’t know the area well and thought theyContinue reading “The Forest Shivered”
The hidden dangers of boredom are pretty obvious – getting up to no good. But Sally was trying to be constructive during the lockdown and do some of the jobs that were usually left on the back burner for a rainy day, which never came. So, with time on her hands, Sally decided to clearContinue reading “The Hidden Dangers of Boredom”
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