Musings

Time Flies

Time flies when you’re having… Well. I didn’t intend to go a year between posts, but here we are. I think most people can relate to “best laid plans” over the past couple of years. A lot has happened in the past 12 months. There have been moments of incredible challenge and moments of light.… Continue reading Time Flies

Writing

The Hammer Falls

A favourite of mine from a Flash Horror Friday of yore. The hammer fell again and again. The metallic clang was almost musical, except it was too terrible to contemplate. It wasn’t long before another note rang out – an ear-splitting aria, but not one of performance. Of pain. Those in the queue all flinched,… Continue reading The Hammer Falls

Writing

Dawn

I wrote a tiny poem whilst watching the sun come up with the birds on 1 January 2021. FYI in case you’re using mobile data: the video below is 14MB (as small as I could get it). Dawn The early bird Does not need To get the worm Sometimes it is enough Just to see… Continue reading Dawn

Writing

Fire and Brimstone

This story is an old one – I wrote it nearly 20 years ago now (!!) – but remains one of my favourites. The sky contains many things. Clouds, rain, sunshine, thunder, air, birds, and, for some time, dragons. It hasn’t always been this way. There weren’t always winged harbingers of doom patrolling the sky… Continue reading Fire and Brimstone