BOOK REVIEW: TALES FROM THE ICE CREAM VAN by CLARE HIPKISS

The Blurb: No one chooses to live in Bronford with it’s overshadowing towers and barb-wired school. The harsh reality is a shock to once-rich Angela who now struggles with a baby and unsympathetic husband; Angus dreams of Scotland… overlooking the antics of his wayward daughter, and Roberta is content to watch everything from her top … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: TALES FROM THE ICE CREAM VAN by CLARE HIPKISS

PETE’S MARKET STALL

Pete was well known around the local area. No matter where he set up his market stall a crowd would gather. Pete could sell anything to anyone: air conditioning units, bike parts, chopsticks, fake tattoos, parking meters. When his stall illegally blocked a street, the police were called. They left with a packet of fudge, … Continue reading PETE’S MARKET STALL

A CHANGE OF SCENERY

'Are we there yet?' Archie asked. He was feeling claustrophobic in the hermetically-sealed caravan. Agnes peered out the kitchen window as the countryside whizzed by along the autoroute, 'Not yet, just passed Paris.' 'Maybe we should have picked somewhere closer than the Mediterranean?' 'You wanted warm sunshine and the beach.' Agnes brought the coffee over … Continue reading A CHANGE OF SCENERY