my bad

Two and a half years later, and I still wondered how our definition of “forever” meant we’d one day wake up, with nothing but a silhouette and a few...

Tales from the Finchbottom Vale – (69) Sisterly Love

The village of Kettlewell sat in the rolling Pepperstock Hills that formed the northwest border of The Finchbottom Vale and it was half a mile from the hamlet of Kettlewell-on-the-Hill, the two of which made up the parish of St Augustine’s Church.

You're A Good Woman

You're the beat of my heart

A Song of a Poem

A Song of a Poem On a long winters night in a dark lonely flight it’s you oh it’s you You were by my side but now I’m alive Babe, it's you And me on...

Mornington-By-Mere – (67) The Reluctant Hero

Mornington-By-Mere is a small country village lying in the Finchbottom Vale nestled between the Ancient Dancingdean Forest and the rolling Pepperstock Hills.

Waking At 6.00am On A July Morning

The treacherous dawn rose silently to steal my stupor, Through cracks in curtains hurriedly drawn last night. A single skylark repeating lovesongs...


With the insincerity of that peaceful time lasting all throughout seventh and eighth grade, I would go on to break the main rule that would always...

Mornington-By-Mere – (66) Absence Makes the Heart Grow Fond

Edward Vineyard was a 23 year old English graduate who worked for the Shallowfield and Childean Chronicle and the last couple of weeks things had been quite uninteresting for him, firstly because nothing of any interest happened in the Finchbottom Vale or even the wider environs of Downshire for that matter during those two weeks and even if there had been something even mildly interesting he had been stuck righting fluff pieces on flower shows and gymkhana’s.

LLR 1(continued) This whole story is my take on Jackson Browne's "Jamaica Say You Will".

Transferring me to St Ann’s, in effect, proved to not be such a bad move after all. Of course it wasn’t without hardships,but the hardships I...

The Clerembeax Palace Hotel and Spa – The Lord Works in Mysterious Ways

The beautiful Downshire village of Clerembeax St Giles was situated to the west of Abbeyvale located between Grace Hill and Bushy Down and on the outskirts was the Clerembeax Palace Hotel and Spa which had become very important to the lives of those living in the village community with St Giles’ Church at its hub.