Category Archives: Stories

Rain

By: everylittlething   A walk in summer rain is something completely different from a walk in winter rain.  Summer rain refreshes and excites – invigorates.  Winter rain seeps through to the bones and makes every part of the body ache. … Continue reading

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Star

By: everylittlething Lex felt the bitter air squeeze his throat as he watched the electric night far above him.  The party was in full swing behind him and he turned his back on the light and attempted to shut out the … Continue reading

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Cuckoo

By: everylittlething The small child stopped as she caught sight of a vehicle parked in front of her home.  It wasn’t her father’s car.  It wasn’t her aunt’s.  In fact it was quite different from anything she had seen before – … Continue reading

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Every Friday is Monster Friday

By: Finlay   Dick Fussell, professional sleep artist, opened his eyes cautiously, one at a time; and turned to face the monster. It lay there, breathing heavily in its sleep; a curious looking thing with a pink round bottom and … Continue reading

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Violet

By: everylittlething   Violetta Clarice Persephone Berringham-Jones was aware that she could never be in films.  There was not a great deal to recommend her for such a career.  Her mother had told her so.  She looked into the mirror … Continue reading

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Wildflower

By: everylittlething   The young man stood on the moss which covered the path to his new home.  It felt supportive and warm. This whole experience felt warm and safe.  After months of negotiating and double checking and signing and … Continue reading

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Butterfly

By: everylittlething   Jenny stared at the stunningly beautiful woman sitting opposite.  She seemed to be in another world – of a different time.  Verdum, verdum, verdum . . . the train was pulled rhythmically through the May morning.  Steady … Continue reading

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Blueberry Ill (or, Amongst the Roses)

By: Lydia Crow   The rose border had been planted by a former resident and, BIll mused, friend. It seemed odd to think of the friends she’d made over the years; all of them outcasts and rejects, often considered the … Continue reading

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Kingfisher

By: everylittlething   Polly watched as the little bird zipped through the trees in front of the car. The trees had been planted when her two children were tiny and it seemed special to her that this king of fishers … Continue reading

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Jam

By: Lydia Crow   Faith met her in a bar on George Street a little after two o’clock on a bitter but bright Thursday afternoon. Or, perhaps more accurately, the girl found Faith on that Spring day. It had been … Continue reading

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