I used to see Davo and his ute (read: Pickup truck) driving around the suburb each and every Monday, no doubt on his way to work. Then, he simply disappeared. I didn't know him but imagined Davo's life was somewhat tragic. It turned out it was. Here is his story. Photo by Hassan OUAJBIR on… Continue reading Davo’s Idea of Fun
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The Forbidden Cellar – Friday Fiction
PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot It is not easy to tell a story in 100 words. If you are up for the challenge, head to Rochelle's blog and join in. Here is my take on the photo prompt: The Forbidden Cellar She thought it was wrong. She blamed her curiosity and the estate lawyer who… Continue reading The Forbidden Cellar – Friday Fiction
Always Losing Your Umbrella?
It seemed almost coincidental how it happened. So fortuitous. Like fate had lent a hand. Ella had travelled to Hong Kong on a whim, ostensibly to shop. A snap decision to get away from the mounting conflict at home. Living next door and sharing a common wall with one's ageing parents had its advantages, but… Continue reading Always Losing Your Umbrella?
Phoebe feeling lazy, frowned. “I did it yesterday. Ask Darren.” Mum was insistent. “It’s your job. She’s desperate for a walk in the park.” Petra’s tail wagged, effusively. The guilt trip worked. Phoebe and Petra were almost at the road, when Mum called from the doorway, holding out Phoebe’s coat, “Come back. You’ll need this.”… Continue reading Nearly Wasn’t
Friday Fictioneers in 100 Words
Write a story 100 words or less based on the photo prompt. Not so easy as you think. I am hoping it will hone my literary fiction skills, which are poor at best. So here is my first contribution. He seemed so kind. Like he was the one. The rose, a spontaneous gift, accompanied by… Continue reading Friday Fictioneers in 100 Words
Sunday Sayings – “Home, Ship, Home”
Sometimes we need to treasure the moment before it passes, never to come again.