FFfAW: Time to Leave

Time to Leave The boats were full, despite the lateness of the day. Ingrid paused, her foot poised on the gangplank as she looked back at the town. Her throat tightened as tears threatened to fall. How could she leave? The place was central to all of her memories: she'd married Jimmy in the church on the market place;... Continue Reading →

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Web of Light

shadows retreat as hope's golden glow illuminates the pervasive web of negativity and joy shines through I was going to post this picture as yesterday's Wordless Wednesday, but then the words came into my head and insisted on being included, so I thought I'd save it for today instead. As most of you probably know by now, I'm currently in the... Continue Reading →

TLT: Walls

His memories crowded close: an impenetrable barrier denying access whilst holding him back from the world. But he was sick of being imprisoned by the past. Caed knew it was time to tear down the walls - from their rubble he could build a marvelous palace in which to celebrate a bright future. This post in for... Continue Reading →

Tumbling

Tumbling Your pen is poised, mind teetering, balancing precariously upon the edge. You release your hold and tumble, like water over the fall, words burbling in random dissarray from your mind, through your pen, to your page. For many years I have suffered from writer's block. This blog and the poems and children's stories that I... Continue Reading →

A Ghost of Memory

I’ll hold the faded photograph, etch her colours bright and true, as she walks through half-forgotten memories. I’ll hear her voice, whispering through the mists - the lessons she can teach if I listen. I must listen. Tales of hardship and happiness. Times of tears and laughter. A song of resilience carries upon a piano’s... Continue Reading →

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