DOWN IN THE VALLEY

Down in the valley where nobody should go, Franklin shuffled along in the gloom, making his way back home, dragging the body behind him. Pesky kid. Why had they come here? Still, more fuel for the living room fire and a handsome dinner tonight. No doubt someone would come looking, snooping around. He would have … Continue reading DOWN IN THE VALLEY

MORNING TEA

Lady Devonshire was not to be dissuaded, 'I hear he will be worth a fortune when he inherits.' 'Mama, don't be so vulgar,' Bethany admonished. Lady Worthington leaned forward and patted Bethany's knee. 'There are worse things than to marry for money, such as being a spinster with none.' Bethany sat in brooding silence. She … Continue reading MORNING TEA

THE END OF THE WORLD IS NIGH

He chose the discount store for the increased footfall. In these times of austerity people were desperate to make savings. Each day he sat outside. The life preserver drew some odd looks, but he wanted to attract attention. 'A flood is coming to wash away all our sins.' Okay, he was exaggerating a bit with … Continue reading THE END OF THE WORLD IS NIGH