Author Archives: Michael

Tale Weaver/Fairy Tale – #311 – How To Be A Prince Charming – January 21st

Roger was awoken from his mid-morning nap by the return of his mother. “Roger,” she called. “I’m just back from the village, and you wouldn’t believe what’s in the village pamphlet this week.” Whatever it was, Roger wasn’t interested as … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – Two Minds at Loggerheads – January 17

I was going to say it all started with the Tupperware cupboard, but in reality, it had always been about the Tupperware cupboard. Everybody back then had Tupperware. We had a lot of it, and the issue was knowing where … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #310 – Tired and Run Down – 14th January

It was the middle of January and the Christmas/New Year was over, and it was time to draw breath. The holiday season had been its usual hectic self. So much to do, so little time for her. She felt as … Continue reading

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What do you see # 64 – Flight

 Dressed in all her finery, she ran towards the gates. She believed that beyond them lay hope, prosperity and love. Up till this point, her life had been a struggle, pain and despair. As she drew near, the gate sellers … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – 10th January – Getting Lucky

 He was watching the draw and sat mesmerised as his numbers came out of the barrel. He had five and knew he was not only getting lucky but was feeling lucky. He wanted twenty-eight to win the big one. His … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #309 – 7th January – A Basket Case – An Officers Fang and Dang Story.

 The phone rang, disturbing Officers Dang and Fang from their afternoon nap. It had been a hectic morning, and the Officers of the law had had a tough time with Archie the Coffee Man ripping them off over their coffee … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #308 – New Beginnings – 31st December

Can you turn the page? It’s not hard. You just have to reach out. It’s been a rough time for you Crap piled on crap. It can’t be any worse, Can it? You deserve a new beginning Where suffering can … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing prompt – In the thick of it – December 27th – Christmas Lunch

It seemed a reasonable idea at the time. After all, it was Christmas, and it was, in theory, a time of peace and goodwill to all men and women. So here we all were gathered around my new table in … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – Gift – December 24th – The Gift

Christmas preparations had been going on all week. I was proud of the job we had done on the Christmas tree, festooned with colour and flashing lights. Underneath we had laid our gifts but there was one gift that caught … Continue reading

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#WQWWC #3: Winter

“No winter lasts forever; no spring skips its turn.”–Hal Borland The above quote is so true. Especially in my part of the world. No matter how harsh the season is there is always the thought that following winter, or in … Continue reading

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