How We Met and Why It Works

From a series of short form fictions taking inspiration from collage Bertrand's story..."We first met at a weekly meditation class. On this particular evening, the teacher had facilitated a discussion about the practice of mettā in meditation. How the creation of benevolent thoughts, wishing peace, openness of the heart, healing and love were beneficial. During… Continue reading How We Met and Why It Works

We Were Happy, Until…

From a series of short form fictions taking inspiration from collage It all started yesterday, when I took Buckley out for his regular early evening walk. Despite the squally wind churning the mist around, we were enjoying ourselves - as we always do. Buckley is a lovely little fella, a real good boy. Everything seemed… Continue reading We Were Happy, Until…

Next Morning

From a series of short form fictions taking inspiration from collage “Listen!” Gabriela held still, training her ear to the initial drops of rain splotching against the bedroom window. “Don’t you just love that sound?”Opening his eyes, adjusting to the environment, Duncan considered the question. This soon gave way to a deeper analysis inside his… Continue reading Next Morning

Cindy Sage Went To The Dance

From a series of short form fictions taking inspiration from collage "You're not going to the forest dance party tonight Cindy, I forbid you!" Sean Murphy glowered at his young girlfriend, recently showered and now towel-wrapped stood in front of him. In the six months of seeing each other, these were the first crossed-words that… Continue reading Cindy Sage Went To The Dance

Can I Really?

From a series of short form fictions taking inspiration from collage “Can I really? Can I stay to help you? Will you let me?” Although Princess Marrigova hardly knew the young man, a mystery concealed within his gentle gaze gave reassurance. Today, she thought, would be the beginning of a new chapter in her life.… Continue reading Can I Really?

Different To The Others

From a series of short form fictions taking inspiration from collage "Are you following me?" He called out, in an off-hand, rather surly manner. The voice - familiar as it was, sounded close behind me, causing me to turn around startled. "Am I, following you?" I said, conveying a degree of disbelief. "I could ask… Continue reading Different To The Others

I Can Explain

From a series of short form fictions taking inspiration from collage “I’m not accustomed to being referred to as ‘Love’, thank you very much.” Samuel Shepherd, sheep-herder ancestral, turned away from the headstrong young man. "And, despite your good luck with herding the flock this afternoon, I'm sorry Henning, but I do not see the… Continue reading I Can Explain