HIDDEN GEM

The jagged edge of a smashed decorative glass hangs in the doorway. A gust catches it, sending it swinging into the wall. Another piece of blue shatters. Progress through the dark house, flashlight highlights: furniture upturned, crockery smashed, cupboards ripped open. Had they found it? Move upstairs, lift the floorboard. Still there, safe and sound. … Continue reading HIDDEN GEM

BOOK REVIEW: WE HIDE WHAT WE HATE ABOUT OURSELVES by MELODY FINCH

The Blurb: Annabelle Riley invites you to join her on a rocky journey to happiness, that will make you laugh and cry along the way. Annabelle has discovered that hiding what she hates about herself has caused damage to those she loves most. Behind a sunshine smile, she has been hiding a mental health issue … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: WE HIDE WHAT WE HATE ABOUT OURSELVES by MELODY FINCH

GATHERING AT THE CAFE ROUGE

Typical.Hours of practice on facial proportions, angles and shadows wasted.She'd spent so long getting the nose and mouth just right on each person in the scene.She sighed and mixed the colours. Plenty of medical light blue for most. A couple of brighter hues for the more imaginative people.A small rectangle added to each face, two … Continue reading GATHERING AT THE CAFE ROUGE