Stories (Page 3)

The table stood dejected in the back of the garage.  Its chairs were set against a far wall and had not been pressed against it for many years.  The wood bowed slightly and the legs were tired and worn with indentations where people had hit it in passing with bikes,Read More →

Adam looked around and saw nobody was about, so scooted across the road and down the alley.  His heart pounded as he flew behind a skip and squatted down.  His breath was raspy.  His legs tired.  But he thought he had outrun them.  He should not have tried to raidRead More →

Saturday morning brunch in Mayflower Village was normally a chatty affair. Mabel, Mildred and Millicent (or the three M’s as Mummy had called them) were, every week without fail, sitting outside drinking tea and partaking of one of the wonderful cakes that Sally Parkins made every morning before opening. ThisRead More →

Pitter Patter. Pitter Patter. The windscreen wipers sloshed the water off one side of the window and then dragged grime back to the other. Charlie grumbled and scrunched up his eyes, as if that would help him see better through the wet dirt. He leaned over the wheel and peeredRead More →

It was still early when he turned into the lay-by. Parking up he turned off his lights and pushed back his seat.  He leaned over to his glovebox and pulled out a cheese sandwich and bottle of water and placed them on the passenger seat. “Do you want anything?”  HeRead More →