HOME ALONE 13: HOLIDAY IN THE HACIENDA

Being abandoned by his family every Christmas as a child had set off the downward spiral. Thirty years later, he had finally hit rock bottom. Cassandra lay naked on the bed, her skin blotchy and bruised, the needle still hanging out her arm. He shelled out the notes from his wallet and left them on … Continue reading HOME ALONE 13: HOLIDAY IN THE HACIENDA

SPECTRAL MISTS

'Years since anyone has lived here.' The cobwebs and thick carpet of dust, moss and dirt reinforced Daisy's words. Wind blew in through broken windows, daylight entered where once the roof had blocked its path. Outside the crumbling walls the thundering sound of the surf crashing against the foot of the cliffs resounded. 'They found … Continue reading SPECTRAL MISTS

NATURAL BEHAVIOUR

Melinda trembled as she dialled the number. She bit her finger nails, holding the 'phone to her ear, praying she would answer. Out the window she watched Indigo and Lake running round the garden. They seemed so happy, but... The voicemail service answered. She swore and hung up, then re-dialled. 'Come on,' she muttered. This … Continue reading NATURAL BEHAVIOUR