Very short stories #25

I hope the first fortnight of 2021 has been a good one for you. As with much of the UK, we remain under travel and in-person meeting restrictions. I've lost track of how many different virtual meetings applications I now have installed on my PC. That leads to awkward situations where I'm hanging around in … Continue reading Very short stories #25

A Bite-Sized Adventure

If you're on Twitter, you might have noticed that the very short story community ran a special series of prompts in October. The hashtag was #vssmurder. I didn't intend to write a continuous story, but the detective and the rookie decided they wanted to take over. I've put some of their daily tales together here … Continue reading A Bite-Sized Adventure

Year end thoughts

My final post of 2020! It's probably safe to say this has been the worst year ever for many people. Against the background of the pandemic, I lost my mother in February and several other family members over the course of the year. Added to that, my partner had major cancer surgery (he's recovered well, … Continue reading Year end thoughts

Pantomime time – Snow White in the Seven Months of Lockdown

If you've been following my blog for a while, you may remember that I have a particular fondness for this time of year. It's not because of of Christmas celebrations, or getting together with family, or even seasonal sales 🤑 . No, it's that time of year when we go to the pantomime! Oh, yes … Continue reading Pantomime time – Snow White in the Seven Months of Lockdown