Mood Ring – Flash Fiction

  Her hands were warm, unusually so, and there was something about her smile that made his stomach flip, and not in a good way. Greeting each other as they usually did, they began walking in the direction of his parents’ house for their first meeting with her, his new girlfriend. It was the first... Continue Reading →

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Love is Blind – Flash Fiction

She strode across the room of the restaurant and punched him square on the nose. People at the nearby tables stopped with forks mid air to watch this drama unfolding. Dinner and a show. She felt a teeny bit thrilled at the prospect of embarrassing him - she knew how he hated to look bad... Continue Reading →

More Than Words – Flash Fiction

“I…” he stumbled over the next word he wanted to say. He couldn’t make the sound; felt like he wanted to choke on it. Jenny looked at him expectantly, waiting for what he was going to say but she glanced back down at her menu when she realised he definitely wasn’t going to say it.... Continue Reading →

Desperate Times

  He looked at her. His hair was still a mess and in the bright morning sunlight he looked more handsome and more human than she had ever seen him. “I guess I’m asking you to trust me.” he said Every fibre of her being knew that trusting him would be a really big mistake... Continue Reading →

A Writer’s World

The stark white and brightness of the café melted away the more she wrote. Leaving behind the real world, she entered her own of peace and solitude; her pen dutifully scribbling down the realms and worlds of her imagination, desperately trying to keep up. Her soul had taken a leap, and even though the pages... Continue Reading →

A Natural End

I sat opposite her, an uncomfortable silence hung in the air between us; like we were strangers unsure of what to talk about. I didn’t feel the need or urge to tell her anything. Everything we’d usually talk about just didn’t seem of importance - we didn’t want to talk anymore. We fiddled with our... Continue Reading →

Buttons

It was when a button popped off, straining under the pressure of holding his blue shirt closed, that he realised something needed to be done. That shirt was the largest one he could find in the shop when he’d brought it, only a few months ago. The thought of going to a specialist clothes shop,... Continue Reading →

All Lies

  “Silly girl, do you think I actually loved you?” She looked at him, her eyes questioning, her lips drying, her heart exploding, “You certainly made it seem that way” came her meek response. “You were just a part of the cover story,” he admitted, “but you can go away now” His words were cold,... Continue Reading →

Growing Up

All children must eventually grow up. Some mature faster than others but it happens to them all. You just cannot stop it. As time moves forward, speeding through the present, making every second history, children get older. They become disinterested in their passions, swapping and changing them on a whim. Developing, learning, growing. Not so... Continue Reading →

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