Sunday, 26 June 2016
Coming up, Gasping for Air!
It's done, it's gone, the Flood is over for another year. But, wasn't it good? Wasn't it? The stories will, as ever, sta...
Saturday, 25 June 2016
Carry Him Safely by Laura Tickle
After the funeral, Dhuka gathers her clothes and goes outside. She throws her robes and dresses onto the floor. The embroidered sleeves, br...
Star-Crossed by Sonya Oldwin
He’s throwing another major tantrum – because of Lego. If I’m honest, I’ve had it. I duck to avoid a couple of bricks he’s thrown at the ...
Streak! by David Cook
My brother Gus and I ripped off our clothes and raced each other down the road. We ran like the wind, dangly bits flapping freely, waving at...
'No one Knows You Like Your Mother' by A Joseph Black
"Joyce isn't really a 'Burger King' type of person." "What's that supposed to mean?" "Wel...
Mother Tongue by Alison Lock
The orange fell apart with a single push of the thumb; the segments, juicy and firm, their pungency piercing the air. She let the aroma en...
Breathing Space by Joanna Campbell
The little dog is tethered in the sun. From a distance, she has a rough coat. But when I’m close enough to stroke her, inside the pool of h...
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