Sad Pants

Part 18

Is It Me Or You Who Is Nursing

Thelma chose her vocation early in life and became a nurse not long after leaving school . She had never though about doing anything else . She...

The Eve Of The Hallow

The Eve Of The Hallow A short story by Paul McCann . Back in a place where crows picked maize from the fields and crops grew among the blackstones on...

New Light Through An Old Window

New Light Through An Old Window Short Story by Paul McCann went back to the place he grew up in .Checked out the town . The school had closed its...

In The Parlour

For my dad, I'm sure you'll understand... image is by used under (CC BY-NC 2.0) and was taken by Heather Cowper

Tales from the Finchbottom Vale – (80) The Roespring Verger after Evensong (Part 02)

It was probably a combination of the fact that she was almost a woman of the cloth, he thought a verger counted, and their faith which made it extra saucy. So the whole prospect of making love to a Verger, in costume, had made him forget about the ring in his pocket.


MONEY TALKS IS THE SAYING “Money talks” is the saying


Part 17 I've had to slow down a bit as work is a bit crazy. Much more to come

The Swiss Finishing School

3) “Who is Lottie?”, asks Jessica. (Flash fiction/500 words)
Gold cherry

The Sheep Farmer

Where the cocked-tailed wren is darting across the sally tree in the breeze, where winter colours come suddenly in slanted light he falls in love...

Picnic at the White Horse

Cut into the smooth hillside turf a big-eyed beast stretches across, elongated and abstract, a modern design, fertility symbol, or a sacred icon? We...

Island Hideaway 43 - The first dodo lecture​​

Before she left, Mo translated what she had learnt about the dodos. She tried to teach me to speak dodo, but I struggled with the arm positions but...

Island Hideaway 42 - Like a halibut in a polluted ocean​

"I owe you an explanation," Mo said. "My cutting ties the way I did."​​ ​​"I understand. New life, new people."​​ ​​"Is that what you thought?"​​ ​​"...

Island Hideaway 41 - Heraclitus said​

Through the same river ever different water flows, Heraclitus once wrote. He could have written that through the same university ever different...


The stage was set for a trigger … but …

From Jester To King XXI

Holidays for big kids

Milo Chapter Eleven

Chapter Eleven “I spoke with Alain.” John was in the kitchen, hovering, as Marie worked. “Don’t get in my way please,” she said, sliding past him to...