THE VIADUCT

17th January 2017 chaz 0

Daniel looked down at his wet and muddy trainers. They were just days old; cheap one’s he had treated himself from his meagre earnings. He had worn them to school, a final defiance for everything […]

FREE AND AS FRAGILE AS I AM

2nd January 2017 chaz 0

I am, sadly, almost as common as muck. I wasn’t always common. Oh no. I come from somewhere much further up market. Now that I’m no longer in pristine condition or cool to be seen […]

A STORY NEVER TO BE TOLD

24th July 2016 chaz 0

A story about a paperback book and the story it can never tell.   It was a paperback much like any other. There are thousands of the same, all telling the same story written within. It […]

THE DOOR AND THE OLD BRASS KEY

17th March 2016 chaz 0

At first, we never noticed ‘the door’. Crikey, it was an old building, our first visit to view and with so many doors, nooks and crannies, it was easy to miss things the first time […]

LOST IN LONDON

4th December 2015 chaz 0

A sad story of 1295 words about optimism, hope, enjoyment, fear, and ultimate loss.   It was last minute. We weren’t going. We never go, because we are never wanted. Being black, we’re not considered […]

THE LEAF

3rd December 2015 chaz 0

This is a simple story, 970 words long about a leaf that crossed my path and spurred me on to write something meaningful. ………………. Yesterday, I found a leaf. Or did I? I have this […]

MY FRIEND ROBIN

2nd December 2015 chaz 0

  Just a short story, 495 words of what happened out walking the coast path.   As friends go, Robin was always a bit of an odd ball. Our very first meeting was creepy. Out […]