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Tale Weaver/Fairytale – #317 – 4th March – The Wicked Witch – A Miss Marble Story

Miss Marble, witch, of 46 Grimace Street had long pondered the difference between a good and wicked witch. Her own life, she concluded, as long as it had been, had contained elements of the good and bad. Mostly she thought … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #121 – Crisp’s Funeral Arrangements.

Crisp, my aged companion, had been quite pensive of late. She said, “I’d like lots of colour at my funeral. I want to be remembered for the character I am. Don’t you think that’s a good idea?” We agreed her … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #316 – 25 February – The Red Hair Girl – Carrots

Her name was Alice Marie Jenkins, and the first day she walked into Gino’s café, her flaming red hair immediately had our attention. We met each afternoon in Gino’s because it was a safe place for us and good for … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #119 – Uncle Henry’s Fences.

My aged companion Crisp was looking at the lake and the disappearing fence line. “One dry year my Uncle Henry decided to fence his paddocks in an attempt to make greater use of his land. He was what my father … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #315 – Mystery – The Bald Man.

Archie Lapsitter was a tall bald guy who loved his job of catching bad guys. Like many tall guys, he was a lot shorter when he sat down. Around town, he was known as “whodunit” Archie. The mystery of who … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #118 – In Search of Fairies.

 Alluring. That was the word that came to mind. Out on a walk on a Sunday afternoon, I led her by the hand, as she tended to wander if I didn’t. “Let’s go down here,” I suggested. My aged companion, … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – 14February – A story of Love

 Our life was a story of love. Up until the present, it had been reciprocated. Today I presented Joyce with a rose. She wanted to know the occasion. “I said,” it’s Valentine’s day. “Is it?” She replied. “Yes, and this … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #314 – Lotion – February 11th

 She thought his gift was odd. Then again, it wasn’t the first time. It was a plain bottle with a small sticker on the back. “Use sparingly on infected parts. Don’t be greedy.” Which bits of me was the sticker … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – Ginger – 7th February

There was great excitement when mum announced that our cousin Ginger was coming to stay. Double the excitement from me as she was my age and in our family with me being the youngest having a play companion was a … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #117 – Crisp Going Missing

 After several days of my aged companion, Crisp, going missing, I found her at the passenger terminal. “I’m going home,” she announced when I asked her what she had been doing. “Where’s home?” I asked, knowing she’d sold up everything … Continue reading

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