SNOW DAY FOR A CONTRACT KILLER

The official advice was not to travel unless absolutely necessary. Ordinarily he wasn't one to listen to official advice, he wouldn't have much of a career if he followed the rules. But heading out to work today, when no one else had left their houses, when there were no other cars on the road, when … Continue reading SNOW DAY FOR A CONTRACT KILLER

ENOUGH ALREADY

Snow. Again. Christmas had been magical. Days off school in January building snowmen had been fun. Now it was February. The thought of ice cold hands and toes put him off going outside. The roads were closed. Elsa had put 'Frozen' on for the hundredth time. Football practice had been cancelled for the third week in … Continue reading ENOUGH ALREADY

CHRISTMAS LIGHTS

Maria sat on the bench looking at the crowd gathered on the dark street. She thought back to her old home in England. Last year there had been a snow storm and everything was covered in a glistening white blanket. Maria had joined her friends building a snowman, sledging and laughing during snowball fights. Christmas lights twinkled … Continue reading CHRISTMAS LIGHTS