WOMAN ‘PROVES’ NESSIE EXISTS

"Man 'Definitely' Saw Aliens!" "Doctor 'Heals' With Touch Alone!" "Scientists 'Travel' Back In Time!" The Editor-in-Chief threw the papers across the room as he spat out each headline. "It would be nice, just once, to have a front page that was genuine and didn't require quotation marks for legal reasons." "Remember we did try that, … Continue reading WOMAN ‘PROVES’ NESSIE EXISTS

C IS FOR CORK, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

A STORY OF CONFLICT IN CORK, IRELAND ‘The bastards wouldn’t let us put out the fires. The city has burnt to the ground.’ ‘Sit down, Conor, please.’ Imogen pleaded with her husband. ‘You’ll wake the baby.’ ‘It won’t end now. The Republicans will want revenge. They’ll hit back harder. I saw Jimmy heading away with … Continue reading C IS FOR CORK, REPUBLIC OF IRELAND

THE PRICE OF TREASON

A beautiful day in the Old Town, or what remained of it. The buildings that had stood for centuries were now reduced to rubble. As Farouk walked through the cluttered streets there were signs of life re-emerging. Children's voices could be heard. Groups of people gathered and gossiped as they had done before the war. … Continue reading THE PRICE OF TREASON