Photo by Burst on Pexels.com "Mum, I need money for the bus." Dorothy dried another mug. "No you don't, Toby. It isn't raining; and the walk's good for you." "I don't want to walk past that old cottage. There's a witch moved in with a warty nose and she's got a black cat." “That’s nice.” … Continue reading Too Old To Believe
The dogs barked at the doorbell. Dusk was gathering early, now the clocks had changed. Living out here, in the middle of fields, I didn’t get trick-or-treaters. The two youngsters living up the drove didn’t bother dressing up for our few terraced houses. I shouted at the dogs to stop barking and sought treats to … Continue reading Trick or Treat?
The Godmother 14: You Will Go to the Ball
Proud to be included in issue twelve of Tales From the Forest on the theme of Time. Find it all at https://talesfromtheforest.net/
All The Time In The World
Skype summoned from her mobile. Faith found her bag under a cushion on the sofa and rooted for the phone.
“Hello, love. How’s it going over there?”
“We’re fine. Dinner’s in the oven, so I thought I’d give you a call while I’m waiting for Paul.”
“Is he working? Isn’t it rather late?” She tried to remember if they were currently eleven or thirteen hours behind New Zealand.
“He’s only covering emergencies, but there are plenty of those, with everyone at home using their electrics. The weather must be warming up over there.”
Faith glanced out of the window. “It keeps changing its mind. Last week was lovely – spring-like – but now it’s blowing a hurricane again. I suppose it must be cooling down where you are.”
“M-mm, still warm most days. How’s Dad? Seems ages since I spoke to him.”
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The Godmother 13: At Fincham House
Photo by Mike on Pexels.com My car hates me Yesterday my car locked me out. I have a spare key that I've never got around to taking out of my bag. My bag was in the car. There is a problem with central locking, in that it doesn't work properly. When I unlock the car … Continue reading What Else Can Go Wrong?
The confidence of youth.
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