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FAST FICTION – MUD

03/26/13

We were booked for the treatment at 2 and as we waited in the dayroom in our white toweling robes I began to wonder if I should just have chosen…

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FAST FICTION – NINJA

03/25/13

Having shuffled through the formal reception area of Iwakuni Castle in a line of Japanese and American tourists, we finally reached a room filled with glass display cabinets. I waited…

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FAST FICTION – PHONEY

03/24/13

‘Oh darling don’t bore the good people. Pass the wine would you. I got the idea for the plot whilst on my travels in the Far East you know.’ The…

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FAST FICTION – PARANOID

03/23/13

He knew there was no one there but as he peered through the glass into the dark garden beyond he felt sure he saw a figure standing by the fence….

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FAST FICTION – INTEGRITY

03/22/13

‘You shouldn’t be in here Toby. You’ll be costing me my licence.’Toby sat on a stool, his short legs dangling and counted pennies into piles of ten. The collection jar…

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FAST FICTION – PARASOL

03/21/13

It was a perfect summer’s afternoon. The sunlight cast a golden glow over the ripening wheat fields with only the occasional poppy to distract the eye. Victoria’s discarded parasol leant…

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FAST FICTION – OUTWITH

03/20/13

‘Not bad, not bad.’ My new boss perused my letter, red pen hovering like a kestrel, ready to swoop on any infringements of grammar or law.I relaxed a little. If it…

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FAST FICTION – EASTER EGG

03/19/13

This year I will win. I will hold the last unopened Easter Egg. Last year it was Claire. And the year before. I don’t think she even likes chocolate. I…

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FAST FICTION – PENGUIN

03/18/13

I had never really noticed the penguin before. It must have been sitting on that shelf for years, since the children, now long gone, were small. I had an unstable…

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FAST FICTION GORGEOUS

03/17/13

The two buckets sat side by side on the sand. Mine was blue with a shark on the side but it was a cartoon shark with a smiley face. Gemma’s…