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.

A bird startled her, screeching a warning as she stepped on a brittle twig, which scrunched under her foot.  She stepped backwards in alarm and brown leaves rustled as she disturbed them.  The bird flew off, wings humming against the silence. She raised her ungloved hands and pulled on herRead More →

This story is from my dream last night….. —— The twins walked through the alley with the bag of shopping they had just purchased from the store.  Edith, slender and dark, her brother tall, handsome and sullen.  Edith was trying to tell her brother about an event earlier that dayRead More →

You know many of us are the person that other people have expected us to be. Not the people we were meant to be. I spent the first years of my life trying to live up to my parents and their expectations for me which I never satisfied, my grandfatherRead More →

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 →