Isabella F A

I live in Sale, Cheshire, England, and am happily sharing my life with two mental budgies, two Alsatian puppies, and a long-suffering, sculptor-boyfriend . . . not necessarily in that order. :)

I'm also an oil painter and photographer, who also makes time to paint with words through my short stories and published poetry. Seascapes and animals are the primary focus of my oil paintings; however, as you can see in this portfolio, a variety of intriguing subjects and styles are likely to spark my creativity.

The finger wiped the top of the mirror and looking at the dust on that finger, the person it belonged to tutted under her breath.  She washed her hand under the tap and screwed the water off again, looking in the mirror before leaving the bathroom.  She swept a strayRead More →

Many months ago I fell in love with a frog.  I mean seriously lol I love frogs anyway but this one was particularly handsome.  Unfortunately I was informed by his creator, Melissa Bittinger, that he probably had a home to go to, so I went frogless that day. Very recentlyRead More →

From my book Into the Dark  AT THE END OF THE WALK ​During the day walkers would park their weary bottoms, slug from water bottles, and then continue up on their journeys. Dogs would poke inquisitive noses into the bracken whilst their owners stopped to check their map. Couples wouldRead More →

From my book Into the Dark  THE GARDENER ​ Julia sat in the park on the same bench every day. She liked to come here and watch people walking through, or having their outside lunch, to take her mind of her own loneliness. She knew some of them now. TheRead More →