Category Archives: Stories

THE ENVELOPE – a short story

He sits across the aisle from me, displaying all the outer trappings of wealthy convention; a suit, good shirt with gold cufflinks and a smart leather briefcase open on the table. The carriage is mostly empty so he has four seats and a table to himself. I watch him from hooded eyes, pretending to be asleep because… Read More »

BEACH ENCOUNTER – lives collide

I’d been conscious of the pretty girl and her mother since we arrived at the small beach-side hotel. The mother, 40-something, was bubbly, slim and attractive but her daughter, early twenties and just out of University, was a babe.  Physically, she was undoubtedly a beautiful creature but what had caught my attention was the way… Read More »


I loved the image for this week’s ‘Night World’ Wicked Wednesday prompt. I could just imagine walking down this street to meet a Mistress, all fear and anticipation. That was what I started to write but I found my imagination wandering into very different, and much darker, territory….

RUNWAY HIT – a spanky short story

In the ‘Lippie’ short story competition each entrant was given the name of a Lipstick and had to use that for a story. I got  “Runway Hit”. Being male I immediately thought of planes and the smell of burning fuel rather than the fashion show type of runway that was no doubt in the mind… Read More »