Category Archives: Short stories


She shrugged. “I was going to crush them anyway to make a base for a cheese cake. Are there a couple of whole ones left to have with our cuppa? I do enjoy a gingernut about this time of day.” [Have a wonderful weekend and don’t drop your gingernuts] .


He wandered through the house into the back garden knowing very soon that all hell was going to break loose. He fed the fish and briefly wished that he was one of them. He could hear his wife singing in the bedroom as she got dressed and started doing her hair. It wouldn’t be long […]


He drove slowly up to the house, got out of the car and opened the tailgate. Languishing in one of the carrier bags was the thing that could finish his marriage. He carried the shopping in and wiped his feet very thoroughly – being killed for a sheep as a lamb didn’t occur to him. […]


At the exit of the car park, instead of turning left, he suddenly decided to go right – anything to delay going home. He went down to the seafront, drove through the old town and parked right on the beach by the ancient black skyscrapers that used to be used for drying nets. He stared […]

A SHORT STORY ….. in 5 parts

[All characters in this story are fictitious and any resemblance to real persons, living or dead, would be amazing.] Part 1 With a heavy heart he loaded the shopping into the back of the car and slammed the tailgate shut. He clambered into the driving seat and just sat there, staring out of the grubby […]