Life, death, and animal euthanasia

Today we bury our family dog. Pipa, the cocker spaniel, lived with us for nearly 15 years, growing alongside us and taking the 16,000 km journey across the world to migrate to Australia. She was a lively dog, always included in every stage of proceedings, never complaining – except in anticipation to get to the … Continue reading Life, death, and animal euthanasia

The singing siren – Flash fiction (300-words) on the theme of ‘Melody’

The singing siren The humming of my mother’s voice never fails to move me from deep within. The warmth of her melody brings me back to one of my oldest memories, an autumn night where we sat by the fire in our house. The crackling of the golden pine firewood had set the tempo to … Continue reading The singing siren – Flash fiction (300-words) on the theme of ‘Melody’