Unmissable opportunities

I just wanted to take a moment and write you a long overdue thank you letter for your services to scientific world. Your previous submission was outstanding and innovates all of us. In last few years I have known you; you have been an incredible inspiration to me and all the young researchers on how … Continue reading Unmissable opportunities

Very short stories #4

The first five of these eight stories have prompt words that are newly added to the dictionary. Images are from Wikimedia. HANGRY "Table 3's arguing," said Em. "Likely hangry." The chef sniffed. "Our cuisine isn't fast food." Em grinned. "Solid gold cutlery's a clue." The row escalated. The maître d' intervened. Sullen, the unfed diners … Continue reading Very short stories #4

Very short stories #3

Here's another week's worth of very short stories. The first five have a theme of heteronym. Images are from Wikimedia and Pixabay. Prompt: close Feet scuffed the pavement. She darted into the close, padding past torn food wrappers. Something growled. Panting, she speeded up. There! A closed door beckoned. She raced for it. As pursuit … Continue reading Very short stories #3

A chance encounter

It's been a busy weekend. Friday started with a 5 hour train trip from London to Edinburgh for an afternoon meeting, then across to Glasgow to visit friends and family. Before returning to London on Saturday, I had the pleasure of meeting David Neilson, author of the Sophie Rathenau historical mysteries. David and I are … Continue reading A chance encounter