Sometimes and perhaps

Sometimes random flashes of irrationality run through my wired and tired brain. I might picture flinging myself over the white steel ledge of a ferry crossing the Aegean Sea, or crashing my car against a tree as if to see what comes of it. Don't worry, these are not impulses of self-harm, far from it … Continue reading Sometimes and perhaps

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’

Character sketch (200-words: written for a Genre Fiction unit)

First time I met my workmate, his incisive blue gaze had beaten my read on his. The faded tear-drop tattoo on the right side of his face caught my attention, its perpetuity contrasting with the frantic circumspection of his cerulean orbits. The shagginess of his dreadlocked mullet bordered with the military prowess of a pale … Continue reading Character sketch (200-words: written for a Genre Fiction unit)