Romance

A Valentine’s Day Tale

I love short romantic stories and as they go this one is pretty cool…. enjoy…….

In a Stranger’s City, reblogged from Electric Eclectic..

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A strange city is a big, lonely place when you do not know your way around and you do not know a single soul who lives there.

The city seems even bigger when it is in a foreign land; the buildings, the roads are so different to that which you are familiar, as are the signs; thousands and hundreds of signs on the street, in the shop windows, the stations, on buses and lorries and hoardings.

All in a language you do not know.

This is where I am, in a strange city, in a foreign land. All those signs meant nothing to me; besides spouting my own imaginative gibberish gobbledygook, which besides entertaining my mind, said nothing constructive.

It is a strange experience, both fascinating and frightening.

I needed to be at the public telephone box, situated near a café called ‘Rosy Lee’, in Richmond Park…

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Fantasy, Horror

Doubt Truth to Be a Liar

by Jess & Keith Flaherty Barely fed and rested from the Wild Hunt, Allfather made his way to the great stable. He smiled despite his weariness, listening to the Yule songs carried on the winter winds from his people in the mortal realm all the way to his ears here in Asgard. He hadn’t yet… Continue reading Doubt Truth to Be a Liar

Stories

Dreaming up a Story

I've been involved with an anthology that comes out twice a year and sometimes have used revamped old stories, and occasionally brand new ones. The latter is always difficult to come up with a totally new idea. I should plan ahead but always seem to get involved in other things then realise I've left it… Continue reading Dreaming up a Story

Stories

Friday Flash Fiction 555 – Phone Call

A good little story that doesn’t take long to read, and that’s what we all need, especially when the end makes you smile!

Times and Tides of a Beachwriter

Doris danced round the kitchen, her mood lifted. What was this music, that composer who died young, they played it at that concert they went to… Thank goodness for the radio to ease the monotony of kitchen chores. She was having a big tidy up, making space. It was just as well her son and his family were not coming straight to her after flying in from the USA. Their delayed annual holiday was starting with a further two week delay in quarantine at an air bed or b&b; for the best really, she had managed to avoid getting English Covid, she didn’t want to get American Covid. Cassie next door would help her order a big shop next week, though goodness knows what the children’s likes and dislikes would be this year. The top cupboards would have to stay untouched, Doris had not used her stepping stool since lockdown…

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Stories

Steps of a Killer

by Karen J Mossman The Adventures of Cassidy Newbold is a collection of short stories. This is the first story in the book. Hampstead Heath was beautiful in the early morning sunlight. The dew sparkling on the grass gives it a magical appeal. The ground was elevated and I could see the city below. People… Continue reading Steps of a Killer

Articles

Our Newsletter

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Animals, Articles, Nature

The Chicken Farm

by Jane Finch A few years ago I decided I would like to keep chickens. However, instead of buying pedigree chickens, I rescued some from a battery farm. I had seen pictures of them kept in small cages, never seeing the light of day, never feeling the sun on their backs, and never feeling the… Continue reading The Chicken Farm