The sky was the colour of pewter – one continuous spool of grey. The sight of it caused […]

Their eyes met over the foetus in a clear money box entitled ‘Potential’.  Neither liked it. They frowned […]

Nick never expected it to be this quiet. It was very late and dark and the cars seemed […]

  ‘Over the stove she has written ‘Help, Help, Help, Help, Help’ Pamela Zoline, 1967   Jessica Trent […]

In the beginning was the word and the word was snow. Delicious, huge piles of it all the […]

There’s good ventriloquism and there’s bad ventriloquism. I do bad ventriloquism and on a regular basis. That’s not […]

They drank too much whenever he came round. Neither of them had an alcohol problem but she always […]

  Must is a word my mother often uses. Ti, must you always wear that ratty hat inside the house? Your father must leave now to pick […]

The myriad of scuffs reach out across his worn leather shoes – like a maze, he thinks, and […]

Smelling sweetly with stored hay, dust motes danced wildly through the cracked rivulets of light inside the barn. […]