At sunrise, I leapt from the dustbin lid; I swung from leaf to leaf. Like a songless swallow, I flew, and dived like a dolphin through dewdrops. If I were a silkworm, you would prize me: trap me in a pampered prison. As it is, you looked through me; left me. In the morning cool,… Read More Daughter of Arachne: Flash Fiction
I left the salt at the Thames Barrier: its teeth consumed the ocean tide. I perched on the beach at Greenwich: there were scattered oysters shells, but no oysters; children, but no ice-cream; sand, but no waves. I took wing. I watched porpoises plunge in the quiet of dawn. I hitchhiked on City Cruises –… Read More A Seagull’s Summer Holiday: Flash Fiction
On the cusp between flash fiction and poetry, these are a short set of vivid, quirky reflections on life through animals’ eyes. From the acrobatic spider, to the feisty seagull, to the lowly donkey, each animal has an idiosyncratic perspective to offer. This anthology features: a seagull taking a summer holiday; the artistry of an… Read More FREE Kindle Book: An Animal Anthology of Flash Fiction
I had to take a bit of a hiatus from blogging the past few months as work has been so busy! But I am very glad to be back 🙂 And very glad to be sharing that I have just published my second Kindle book! I published a novelette on Kindle years ago. I went… Read More New Kindle Book Out!