Category Archives: Short Stories

Tricks and Tea Leaves

Mason’s head bounced as his car bumped its way along the dirt road leading to the beach house. He wasn’t sure why he’d agreed to house sit over the weekend for his work colleague. The occasional, ‘hey mate’, in the … Continue reading

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Cali and the River

It was after lunchtime when Cali arrived at her destination. The trip had taken two hours and the road was good. Great! No holes in the dirt road. The trees lining either side of the road, cast motley shadows making … Continue reading

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Alone

The cold spread down through each layer of Violet’s skin. It was too cold, happening too quickly. Shit, shit and double shit! Violet knew she had passed out. Her body was shivering and the sun had moved down. Tears of pain and … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of Madness

It was a shock to Susan. The comfort of familiarity was lost. In the blink of an eye what had once been Susan’s homeland was now foreign. Susan looked around at the sights and sounds, not knowing what to do, … Continue reading

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Last Night

I had a dream last night. I was looking in a mirror and the wrinkles under my eyes had increased. When I awoke in the morning and was brushing my teeth, I glanced up and looked at my face. All … Continue reading

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Not Our Home

The house was out of town. Down an overgrown track where thick vines grew from one side to the other. The sun was blocked out. The air is damp, thought Silky. Silky and Tom stood looking around inside their new home.  … Continue reading

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