Story

A drink at Christmas

It's cold. She pulls her coat together and goes up the stairs and out into the Christmas crowds moving north to the shops. At Selfridges she stops,...

Seafoam

I awoke in a vast white space. Nothing but light. Glare. No objects, borders, demarcation. No colour. A vague sense I’d been here before. Somewhere...

09.1 First Infiltration

8 th November turned out to be a bright day and Mala was off duty. Footloose Habib biked up and down to make necessary arrangements. They took a...

The Idle Hands Of Jimmy Felon

. The Idle Hands Of Jimmy Felon by Paul McCann Jimmy Felon grew up an angry young man and he was very difficult to live with. He refused to go to...

The Price Of A Step.

I was watching the news yesterday, and I saw a child with lots of electrical straps and gear around her legs and body, she had her Mum behind her and...
Cherry

08.3 Dhekunu Mala

It was raining on Tuesday. Shakir was with Habib at Askeni. At dawn, they went for prayer at a mosque next to the Atoll Office on Mahan Magu. Habib...
Cherry

Empire State (Part Four): The Initiate

Modern day Wiccans eschew the notion of left and right hand paths – left associated with malevolence, right linked with good intentions. Not everyone...
Cherry

On the modern phenomenon of timewasting

Reposting this if I may in -- I hope -- a much-improved form. Enjoy!

One of those days

It felt that there was no way to hide the mix feelings of anger, betrayal and even hate slow-cooking in her eyes and so she decided to keep her gaze...

08.2 Dhekunu Mala

By now they dropped a Styrofoam box into the brook and attached a rope to pull it up and down so they could cross without getting wet. Footloose...