Martha’s Picnic

Despite the warnings offered by her friends, Martha decided to go anyway. She scaled her way up the mountain, clutching spiky shrubs and clasping solid tree limbs along the way …

Writer’s Block

Unleash the inner light, the inner thought, the inner shadow that lies in between dos and don’ts, in between yeses and nos, in between comes and goes while the grit …

A Love Story

Too impatient for the lift, he takes the stairs, the tail of his coat nips his heals as he swings his body around each corner railing between floors. In his …

A Cuppa Before You Go?

Guest Post By El Steppenwolf A soft death, the rattle heard in every whispered breath. The flickering television light bleaches all colour. It plays about the tired face, flushed red …

Joan And Judy: The Finale

Part Twenty The bikey left town, the tourists returned to the city; however as predicted, Joan remained on her fence. Joan never mentioned a word regarding Mr Cummings’ death. After …

Joan And Judy

Part Nineteen A bus full of tourists suddenly arrived; passengers were fanatically ticking off the thumbnail picture of a lemon pie on a tourist map of Pickleberry area. That’s Leroy …

Joan And Judy

Part Eighteen The townsfolk of Pickleberry poured from the community hall like hot scrambled eggs from a Tupperware container. Mr Cummings stumbled over the gutter then hopped towards the town’s …