Writing Prompt: Time Out

I woke at 4am, then at 5am, then 7am...Each time, I woke with an ache that filled my whole body. My tee-shirt, soaked in sweat stuck to me and pools of moisture gathered in every bend of my skin. Oh no, I thought, it's the weekend and a cold is imminent. My breath was laboured... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: Where the Heart is…

As I stepped off the platform at Charing Cross Station, I knew I was home. Crossing the Thames over the rail bridge afforded me a view of Big Ben, The Millennium Wheel, The Houses of Parliament, St. Paul's and in the distance, Canary Wharf. The city opened out before me and welcomed me back. I... Continue Reading →

Writing Prompt: The Joys of Travel

The travel Gods, it would seem, are against me. For the second time this week, I've run into trouble whilst attempting to journey between London and Edinburgh. I arrived early, already checked in with my boarding card in hand. For the first time in months of frequent travel, neither the heels of my shoes, the under-wire of... Continue Reading →

Lost Luggage – A Short Story

The fault lay with the wishbone. Thanksgiving dinner was served at the appointed hour and what remained his family sat at the table eager for James to carve the turkey. As he looked across at the faces of his relatives, he felt content. His sister Sally sat across from him next to his nephew Dean.... Continue Reading →

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