The Lockdown Rambles #2

While on rambles to explore the nearby countryside throughout lockdown, the further I ventured, the more places previously unknown revealed themselves. These discoveries captured my attention; and with that, my imagination. Later, I started looking at the images that I took from a different perspective, in a different light. The object of the eye mightContinue reading “The Lockdown Rambles #2”

The Smoke in the Fog

Throughout the night, the moisture on the cold stone floor had turned to frost. It began to seep through the fabric of David’s trousers, thawing a patch around his knee. The poker clacked against the grate, stirring the embers and spreading the cinders. David exhaled a misty cloud of breath; blown ashes fluttered. A man of simple thought,Continue reading “The Smoke in the Fog”

The Lockdown Rambles #1

While on lockdown rambles to explore the nearby countryside, the further I ventured, the more places previously unknown revealed themselves. These discoveries captured my attention; and with that, my imagination. Having taken plenty of photos of the things I had seen, I later started looking at the images from a different perspective, in a differentContinue reading “The Lockdown Rambles #1”

Bring Me Roses (When I’m Dead)

I have not been laying beside her grave for long when I see him approaching. At first I believe that I am mistaken, that it is not him. I watch him turn a corner in the path, hugging a pot of daisies to his chest, heading in my direction. Why would he come here? HisContinue reading “Bring Me Roses (When I’m Dead)”

A Title Reveal

Good morning! It’s been a while . . . Lately I have been busy banging away at drafts of my new novel. Written over six weeks in August to September last year, with every line since edited and re-edited, and then edited again, there was one thing that I simply couldn’t settle upon: a title.Continue reading “A Title Reveal”

Heart Eyes

He was walking faster than she was, almost two steps to every one of hers. From thirty yards behind her, he couldn’t know that she had her earphones in. It was only a few steps ago that he had noticed her at all, walking along the street ahead of him. 😍 She had only oneContinue reading “Heart Eyes”