The Wedding

Emma stood at the water's edge. Her toes feeling the sand as it crunched under her weight. The morning sun rays bounced off the water; giving the...

An Intervention 2

Continuation of a story of marital strife, from a child's point of view, and set in Ireland in the 1960s

An Intervention 1

This is a story about marital strife, seen from a child's viewpoint, and set in Ireland in the 1960s

For Grandchildren Everywhere

Long ago and far away, in a land beneath the clouds, there lived a simple watermelon farmer named Waldo. He was a distant cousin of the famous “Jack...


I woke up face down on the cold concrete of an old cracked road. I slowly picked myself up off the ground. I had a terrible headache. I can't...

Choice Tales from the Vale – (301) Doctor, Doctor

19 year old Owen Hale was staying in the spare room of his Uncle Johns house in Childean for a few weeks, while he recovered from a broken ankle, as his parents were in Australia.

Leech of the World, Chapter 3: Family, Part 1: Sorry

*Sigh*“N ow to write the letter” the Chieftess sat on front of her desk in the middle of the open hall, it was not usually there, but a recent storm...


I put the body in the corner. It was only decent. He was my friend. Or he was, before we argued. I found hammer and nails, and prepared a coffin. I...

Tales from the Finchbottom Vale – (74) The Roespring Verger (Part 02)

It was about ten minutes later when she returned and the pashmina had gone and she had untied her hair glorious red mane.