THE GIRL ON THE OLD TRAM

Modern, sleek cars had been rolled out along the route.  At the time Jonathan travelled every morning an ancient tram still clanked and rattled along. Accompanying him each day were the unchanging faces that shared this journey. The familiar smile and muttered greeting part of their set routine. She appeared one grey morning. A ray of light…

WRECKAGE

The forensic investigators had gone. The security forces had abandoned the scene. Demolition signs and safety warnings adorned the perimeter fence that surrounded what was left of the museum. I stumbled through broken piles of furniture, shattered glass and mangled steel. Rubble and dust covered everything. They told me she may never be found. If…

DEFIANCE

They sat by the sea watching children play on the beach. 'Alright?' he put his arm around her shoulder. The tears slowly running down her face gave him his answer. It had taken her twenty years to return. Years of pain and guilt. She had been their teacher. They had trusted in her. She was…