Christmas Cracker [Part 2]

You may want to begin with Part 1, where Melanie prepares for her office Christmas party. Once there, determined to shrug off her troubles, she flirts outrageously with her colleague Wesley. [6.5 minute read] The foyer was empty, the tables had been cleared of drinks and canapes so the Christmas tree dominated from the corner.

Cocktail Hour

  The prompt for #FridayFlash is an image provided by @Charlton_Tod, a beautiful mural of a girl with a cocktail.  It inspired me to write this piece of flash fiction, which I am also submitting for #WickedWednesday [3 min read] It’s cocktail hour and the bar is busy, people crowded at the counter, laughing and

Paradise by the Dashboard Light

Outdoor Sex :This could’ve been my specialist subject in my youth! [6.5 min read] Living at home did not lend itself to privacy, but with my libido banging a big bass drum in my ears, my boyfriend and I used to have sex in his car all the time.  The places would vary, stopping in

Hand holding pen with notebook

Interrailing Interlude

Submitted for #FridayFlash – the wonderful meme run by @fdoteonora This short is stolen from a longer piece I am writing, so any feedback will be helpful to know if the longer work ‘has legs’ Interrailing Interlude Suddenly the crowded train entered a tunnel. Lights within the carriage flickered briefly on before blacking out, plunging

Raising Edward Thackeray [Part 3]

You are about to read part 3 of a supernatural serial;  May I suggest you read part 1 and part 2 first?   7 minute read The rising moon as All Hallows Eve wore on allowed Edward’s ghost to feel a ‘quickening’, solidifying his entity, a transformation which was ephemeral but on which he intended to