The Four Faces of Me

Written in response to https://fivedotoh.com/2022/11/28/fandangos-flash-fiction-challenge-195/ Astra stood in front of his four faces: this was a task all students had to do before they progressed in the world of work. He wondered, not for the first time, how he managed to stay sane. His parents spoke of school in a tangible way. Teachers in frontContinue reading “The Four Faces of Me”

Running in the Rain

This is written for https://fivedotoh.com/2022/08/22/fandangos-flash-fiction-challenge-181-2/. We are always busy running through the rain, but it is easier with a friend. Every day, we walk in the rain, not understanding that there are many others trudging to a weathered tune. We don’t see other people, just focus on our own troubles as the rain pelts onContinue reading “Running in the Rain”

Leaving Home

Written for https://fivedotoh.com/2022/08/01/fandangos-flash-fiction-challenge-179/ ‘It only seems like yesterday we were taking the training wheels off your bike,’ Terry’s mum said. Helping sort out the boxes, it was her way of staying close to her daughter. So grown up, it didn’t seem possible she was moving in with her boyfriend. She hadn’t even got the weddingContinue reading “Leaving Home”