Cherrypicked stories

Cherry

Lost in a Durham Landscape

I kicked my heels in the living room while Aoife mulled wine in the kitchen above the mantelpiece, a painting (where a mirror ought to be) drew me in...
Cherry

From Jester To King (Finale)

The most realest of dreams.
Cherry

sleeping with penguins

hypnotic music ‘music for a found harmonium’ fills the room and birdsong through the open window it’s warm today I stand at the door a soft sheet...
Cherry

Wind in Trees by Water

A little cheesy, but wanted to explain to someone why my walks were so important to me so I wrote it in high winds whilst walking yesterday.
Cherry

"Past or Present" Chapter 3

Stephanie sat on the bed in Victoria’s room and wondered what would happen if she fell asleep? Would she wake up back in her own life time? She hoped...
Cherry

The Human Touch: Chapter Three

Chapter Three The school bus pulled up outside, Sammy was in the third seat from the front—his seat— staring out of the window. He showed no...
Cherry

The Human Touch: chapter Two

Chapter Two ‘John. John, I’ve found one. Come here, quick.’ Shelly was excited. ‘Look, I’ve found an advert. She read from social media as her...
Cherry

Among the sparrows

Curiosity finds a niche.
2 likes
Cherry

Three Men and a Ghost

Very rarely have I been "scared" at a movie. I'm good at suspending disbelief and I have an active sense of empathy yet I'm always aware that I'm...
Cherry

In a World Gone Mad: Sunday 5th July 2020

Sunday 5 July 2020 We had a karaoke night last night, Andy didn’t join us because he was hung over from the night before when he went to his friend’s...
Cherry

Ironing, a woman's half hour

I wrote this and realised that i had a washing machine poem..think i might have read similar before...
Cherry

In a World Gone Mad: Saturday 4th July 2020

Saturday 4 July 2020 I’ve done it, I’ve done it, I’ve bloodywell only gone and done it. After umph years, umph days and umph hours, I’ve finished...
Cherry

The Human Touch: Chapter One

The Human Touch Katherine Black Chapter One ‘For Christ sake, the dog’s giving birth on my bed. Don’t just stand there, bloody do something.’ Carla...
Cherry

ALL-TIME CLASSIC MOVIE FAVOURITES – WENT THE DAY WELL? (1942)

“Went the Day Well?” is a World War II thriller, based on the story by Graham Greene and Directed by Alberto Cavalcanti.
Gold cherry

new dog for old

After his mum’s death Bob decided to get a dog. He’d been laid off after working for the same company for almost thirty years, his wife had left him...
Cherry

"Past and Present" Chapter 1

The newsroom was hectic. It was nearing the deadline for the final print and the last of the articles were due in. Stephanie Mitchell was spell...
Cherry

Night Pouring

The sea, a Turner painting of atmospheres, hurls under the nib-dark sky
Cherry

Break The Child: Epilogue: Through a Father's Eyes

Epilogue: Through a Father’s Eyes I’ve cried a million tears and cried until I thought it would dissolve me. This time I’m crying for a new reason—I...

Pages