The bright red blinking lights spread across the road, breaking the pitch black of the night. I stopped and rolled down the window, feeling the unpleasant cold rain hitting my face. A police officer in a rain smock leaned over. 'Road's closed. Landslide down the mountainside.' 'The Old Military road too?' This was the usual … Continue reading LANDSLIDE
It doesn't seem that long ago. The place hasn't changed, but you have. We used to come here as a family and you ran around the cobbled street and dashed in and out of the old shops and took a trip on the old trams and we had lunch in the cafe and watched the … Continue reading WHERE DOES THE TIME GO?
He ate the last crumbs, rolled up the wrapper and tossed it in the back. Still hungry. Should've stopped at a store for provisions on the way. Across the street nothing happened. He stared at the unmoving windows and door. How long had it been? Three hours. Another five before the night shift took over. … Continue reading THE STAKEOUT
Two lines cut through a wheat field, disappearing towards the ancient standing stones at the crest of a hill. 1st Man: Never seen anything like it. What could've made them? 2nd Man: It's a mobile. 1st Man: What the hell's a mobile? 2nd Man: An automobile. Not been around for a long time, since the … Continue reading UNEASY LIES THE HEAD
'We've been here before,' she said. She didn't just meant the roundabout they were passing for the fifth time. They were hopelessly lost. He promised each time that he would change. This time she needed to take a new direction. She needed to get off this emotional merry-go-round for good. 'We've tried every exit,' she … Continue reading IN A ROUNDABOUT WAY