Six-Word-Story: Amen

Amen and then there was — nothing.

Literary Lion: Drink Me

In response to Laura Feasey's Literary Lion challenge: Drink Me. Long time nae see. He stroked the bottle. Ye cannae face life when yer dry. Sammy took a gulp. Ah’ll miss ye when I’m deid.

Boy and Dog [Flash Fiction]

He would take Ben for a walk. He loved Ben. He always wanted a dog. But father didn’t let him. No animals in the house, he said. He didn’t love father so much. Mother was way better. She allowed him Ben. As long as it’s just THIS, father said. But he was angry. Now he … Continue reading Boy and Dog [Flash Fiction]

What I Hated the Least Today 33/365: Bugged

My flat has been bugged. Buggers. I don't mean surveillance bugs, unless the big brothers in FBI or KGB are using actual bugs as spy drones. I woke up hearing tapping sounds as something was making contact with the blinds. I was about to yell at the cat to cut it or she'll take the … Continue reading What I Hated the Least Today 33/365: Bugged

What I Hated the Least Today 32/365: Oversleeping

I have highly irregular sleeping patterns, which involve phases of sleeplessness alternated by phases of sleepmania. Today I was struck by an episode of the latter. I went to bed at five am, which is pretty much my usual hour when I'm working. I work at nights because I'm an owl (or a vampire, but shh). I … Continue reading What I Hated the Least Today 32/365: Oversleeping

What I Hated the Least Today 29/365: Emergency

This is about the cat. Again. But I swear it's a cat story the like of which you never heard before. My cat woke me up, as usual, at an ungodly (and unmanly) early hour of the morning, when she was amusing herself by chewing the blinds. I'm not at my finest when disturbed from … Continue reading What I Hated the Least Today 29/365: Emergency