Shutters down, windows boarded up, phone disconnected. Four months since the lockdown began, enough food and toilet paper for another year. Tap, tap, tap. What is it? She won't risk finding out. Until then, she will stay in the basement. *** Agnes knocked on the door again. 'Let's go,' said Archie. 'It's been two weeks, … Continue reading LOCKDOWN
'There it is! The portal! We are saved!' 'It's not a portal, it's a gap in the clouds.' 'We haven't seen a gap in the clouds for three years. It must be a sign from above!' 'From who exactly?' 'Why, from our saviour of course. Don't you believe?!' 'After the plagues, the earthquakes, the drought, … Continue reading HEAVENS ABOVE!
He stood like a statue, frozen on the spot. He went back over all the decisions that had led him to this moment, raking through his memory for the answer that would not reveal itself through the fog. He reached out but could not grasp the key information he had forgotten. He tried to not … Continue reading IT HAPPENS TO US ALL
'HÄAGEN-DAZS KILLER STRIKES AGAIN!' screamed the headline, as did executive Peter Jenkins. It was a PR disaster. That was three. Each bloodied corpse left with a half-eaten tub of Häagen-Dazs next to it. The latest theory: the killer was following people who bought Häagen-Dazs, killing them, then eating the ice-cream. 'What flavour this time?' his … Continue reading OTHER BRANDS ARE AVAILABLE
She thought the days of sewing hastily cut cloth together for Halloween night would be over when the kids had grown up. But how could she resist his enthusiasm? It was one of the occasions when he seemed to find that old spirit she loved so much. Agnes bit through the final thread and tied … Continue reading THE BIG KID