A Lost Key

Day 7 of the October writing prompt challenge. A Lost KeyThe box sat in the middle of the table. She studied its every detail. It was more than a century old. A beautiful box adorned with intricate carvings of lustrous patterns. It was made from a rich mahogany and the edges were all trimmed with … Continue reading A Lost Key


To Do

Day 6 of the October writing prompt challenge To Do All that was left was a To Do list of meaningless things. Buy bin bags Fix leaky tap Call electricity supplier Find cheaper broadband Water plants Buy cat food Clean the windows Meaningless. Mundane. These things went unfinished but they would have added no real … Continue reading To Do


Day 5 of the October writing prompt challenge Time A day without him went by like a week. A day with him passed as quickly as a second. And the time they had together seemed so little and felt even less. She lost herself in his company. As in she lost all of her worries, … Continue reading Time

Candy Wrapper

Day 4 of the October writing challenge Candy wrapperHow could a candy wrapper mean anything, how could a candy wrapper have any value or sentimental meaning... because he gave her that candy. At the time, once she had opened it and eaten the candy, all the wrapper represented was rubbish. She put it in her … Continue reading Candy Wrapper


Day 3 of the October writing challenge Horses She walked through the empty field and all that was running through her mind was the decision she had to make. Time was running out. In the field next to her were three horses. One had a powerful and quiet presence with a coat as deep and … Continue reading Horses


Day 2 of the October writing prompt challenge. Hunger There are different types of hunger. There is the hunger for achievement, driving you to push and work hard, whether that achievement is academic, work or creative. This hunger can be quenched momentarily but it will always insist you strive for more. There is the hunger … Continue reading Hunger


I was nominated to take part in this October writing prompt by Zoya at Seeking Words. I don't think I will be able to find something worthwhile to write about for every single prompt but I will give it a go and try and find some inspiration. Hope you enjoy and whoever reads this, I … Continue reading Angels

My 2017 in Books – ‘Ali and Nino’

Ali and Nino - Kurban Said First of all, the author of this book is somewhat mysterious. 'Kurban Said' was a pen name. The book was originally published in Vienna in 1937. The true identity of Kurban Said is still unknown to this day and several people have been linked to the pseudonym. This in … Continue reading My 2017 in Books – ‘Ali and Nino’