Southport Pier

FFfAW: Arrivals

I’m a day early this week with my entry for the Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers (FFfAW) Challenge, run by Priceless Joy, as I’m going to be busy for the rest of this week. The chances of being able to write anything over the next few days is slim. As this week’s photo prompt was provided by me … More FFfAW: Arrivals

Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Signs

Whilst fashions change and technology takes flight on wings of wonder, still men and women continue to gather, summoned by the haunting cry of the train’s whistle. Eyes wide, captivated by the remembrance of a simpler time; ashes are brushed off shoulders, as darker truths are brushed from minds. This is my entry into Cee’s Black and … More Cee’s Black and White Challenge: Signs

Friday Fictioneers: The Summoning

This is my entry for this week’s Friday Fictioneers Challenge run by Rochelle Wisoff-Fields. This week’s picture prompt was provided by Jennifer Pendergast The challenge is to write a story within 100 words. The Summoning  He awoke to sterile rooms and white-coated doctors. After seven years adrift in a pleasant fog – waiting, always waiting – the haze dispersed with … More Friday Fictioneers: The Summoning

Cee’s Which Way Challenge 2015: Week #7 – Station

Away from the pushing and shoving, from the crowds that jostle impatiently for place, you wait in the chill winter air. Cold light, cleansing in its purity, filters in through the iron and glass lattice of the cathedral-like roof. You close your eyes, tilt back your head and feel it wash over you. You tune … More Cee’s Which Way Challenge 2015: Week #7 – Station

Cee’s Which Way Challenge 2015: Week #5 – Steam Train

It powers over the viaduct, a metallic monster with fire in its belly, breathing steam and smoke into the air in pungent billows; a marvel of Victorian engineering. Its passage is accompanied by the roaring clatter of metal against metal. Behind the engine trail carriages, filled with passengers enjoying a touch of old-fashioned luxury as … More Cee’s Which Way Challenge 2015: Week #5 – Steam Train