Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter 10

  This continues a historical boarding school series about a young French aristocrat, which I am writing alongside EveRay – you can read her previous chapter here   On the train journey home from London I studied Miss Ranson, unable to identify her mood. I know gifting her The Well of Loneliness had hit the mark.

How Did We Get So Dark?

[Verse 1] I saw it coming Like the shadow on the wall You started running Then everything turned cold How did I become a lookalike Of someone you used to love? Someone you used to love [Chorus] So dark How did something so sweet tear us apart? Oh, on a sinking ship with a heavy

Shared! Guest Writing Collaboration

[11 minute read] When I shared this picture by Tom Starling on Twitter, it generated some banter between me and Starcross. I wished I was the female depicted You should should give it a go he said That scenario will remain a fantasy was my response And bingo! We had an idea for a story

Fortune Teller

This was initially written for #FridayFlash is ‘Fortune Teller’, 500 words or less, but almost fits the prompt of writing in the third person, hence I’m linking it with #WickedWednesday. Two members of my family tell fortunes, using runes and with tarot cards. For a halloween party long-ago, I tried my hand at reading tarot

takeaway chips with ketchup

Chips

The night air was cold, a heavy dampness hanging around, creeping into clothes, seeping through her scratchy wool coat, swirling round legs.  Her breath made puffs like smoke while the orange street lights lit nothing well, everything looked sickly. The smell of his chips, sharp with vinegar, made her nose crinkle, her tummy rumble. His

Raising Edward Thackeray [Part 1]

This story is a part one of a chilling series with a supernatural theme for Hallowe’en.  Some of you may remember I visited Edward’s grave with a previous work of fiction. 4.5 minute read All Hallows’ Eve was looming closer, Edward could literally feel it in his dessicated bones!  In recent years he’d found it