Kisses for a Smile

*********** Rome, Italy 1550 Six Benedictine monks sat in quiet contemplation having just finished their early evening meal of bread and fish when there was an incessant hammering on the monastery door. All six monks rose as one led by the senior monk father Alfonso Vitale, and made their way calmly but curiously to theContinue reading “Kisses for a Smile”

The Strange Disappearance of Norman Findlay

************ Norman Findlay woke up that morning with his wife’s face bearing down on him. He opened one eye and then the other hoping against hope that he was not going to get the inevitable. Norman groaned. ‘Norman,’ Tallulah Findlay bellowed, ‘and I want you to cut the grass and put the rubbish out whileContinue reading “The Strange Disappearance of Norman Findlay”

Secondhand Love – A Short Story!

Tulip Simpson waited nervously at the new cafe in town. It was one of those modern places all brightly coloured with chrome tables and sparkling décor. For a moment Tulip wondered why she had agreed to this meet-up with a perfect stranger but Brenda her best friend at the warehouse where she worked, had insistedContinue reading “Secondhand Love – A Short Story!”

The Waiting Room – A Short Story!

Burt Jarvis pushed open the door to the waiting room and took a seat. It was like any other waiting room in the average dentist or in some such waiting area. There was one man in there before him. Burt gave the man a cursory glance, took a look around and then fixed his gazeContinue reading “The Waiting Room – A Short Story!”

Creative Writing: Love It Or Hate It!

Well, look, listen this is worth some consideration.  Have you ever had one of those moments, when you are trying to write something, a novel, a short story or a piece of poetry and nothing is coming, you can’t find the words? Or you start something and then decide you don’t like it, do aContinue reading “Creative Writing: Love It Or Hate It!”

Creative Writing – What Have You Done?

Ah, spring is finally here!  Gone are the long dark nights of the autumn and winter and hello strolling around with less layers on, admiring the ambiance of your surroundings.  Well that is how spring in London makes me feel.  Forget about the potential

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