awaiting the arrival of the guests
anticipation gathers in electric frissons on the air excited laughter mingling with the scents of pine needles and spices as children follow the white rabbit into a magical wonderland for a date not to be missed
Anticipation clings to the air as the engine, wreathed in puthering smoke and steam, pulls steadily closer to the station. The gathered crowd jostles for position, each individual determined to find the best position available. Voices chatter excitedly, a thrum of excitement carrying along the packed platform. You strain your ears to hear the familiar huff and... Continue Reading →
This post is for the Sometimes Stellar Storyteller's Six Word Story Challenge. This week's theme is joyous. My thoughts instantly went to Christmas morning. Wide-eyed laughter scatters amidst paper scraps.
In the original version of yesterday's snowman picture I'd included snowflakes. These didn't really work there as they were too detailed for the rest of the picture, so I removed them. I didn't want to waste them, though - which means you get an extra picture!
Christmas Market Excitement frissons upon the air, heightened by mingled scents of seasonal fare, aromatic spices and savoury smells infusing an anticipatory atmosphere as winter revelries commence. Joyous laughter from young and old echoes through hearts numbed by the chill of dark days, connecting self with society, with life and future hope as the past... Continue Reading →