Category Archives: Creative Writing

Moon Rising

* She leaned against the wooden rail and stared out across the fields, suddenly conscious of how much earlier the evenings were falling as she gazed at the sea of maize before her, flowery tips flickering in a deep golden … Continue reading

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Natural forces

She is a volcano A smoldering force She nourishes the earth, tends to its needs and reaps its harvest. She is an angel of the natural world – a lover of all things living. She is an evangelist for all … Continue reading

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The Gallery – April

A railway carriage – you know, like in the olden days … a compartment set apart, with the blinds rolled half down. Through the narrow gap, you see ‘stuff’ flash by at speed. You have no idea what it is, … Continue reading

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One Day …

* One day things will different. One day my heart will stop racing; One day I will stop forgetting to eat; One day I will stop myself before screaming at my child for not using his knife properly when I’m … Continue reading

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Socks – It’s about the Kids!

I wrote this for the wonderful cause which is the OddSocks Christmas Tree Decoration event – the brainchild of Bob Greig from OnlyDads who is striving to highlight at a global level, the importance of fathers, in the lives of … Continue reading

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