Forever Wild Horses

This extract was written in 2005 and has been taken from a bigger project. I have decided to put it on-line instead of having it ‘locked up’ out of the way. Closing her eyes, Clare turned to the comfort of … Continue reading

 

Autumn Morning

This extract was written in 2004 and has been taken from a bigger project. I have decided to put it on-line instead of having it ‘locked up’ out of the way. As the days grew shorter, the luscious tree lined … Continue reading

 

This Girl

This extract was written in 2004. I have decided to put it on-line instead of having it hidden away. Although it was not uncommon to see two, and, occasionally, three girls amongst the usual male dominated grids of her kart … Continue reading

 

Thirteen (13)

Sometimes I wonder if I have walked under too many ladders. Or broken a mirror. When every day could be Friday and every date the thirteenth. Running to the bus stop, just in time for the bus to pull away. … Continue reading

 

Under The Silver Birch

This story was originally written for a creative writing course. The opening sentence was taken from a writing competition into which this story could have been entered. Various feedback I have received suggested expanding this story to see what happens … Continue reading

 

Swift Encounter

“Anyway, so you’re a teacher,” said Steven, consciously running the tip of his finger around his pint glass as it stood on the table; himself repeating what she had previously said before he got side-tracked. There was a natural break … Continue reading