The Last Day Part 3–Juan

Click here for the other parts of The Last Day.   There was no way of telling what the weather was like up above. It was warm and stuffy, so Juan Martín Estrada could only surmise it must have been a sunny day. Either that or the congregation of bodies was letting off so much … Continue reading The Last Day Part 3–Juan

The Last Day Part 2–Anna

Click here for the other parts of The Last Day. Every penny in Anna’s name had been poured into making the trip from her native Canberra, Australia to Chisinau, Moldova. It hadn’t been easy to get the connecting flights, but she’d managed it in the end. From Chisinau, it was a journey south to the … Continue reading The Last Day Part 2–Anna

The Last Day Part 1–Haruna

Haruna hadn’t slept. What was the point? He’d sleep enough when he was dead, something he soon would be; something he and the rest of humankind soon would be. Instead of sleeping, he’d taken a cocktail of different drugs and allowed himself to bask in a psychedelic experience. From cocaine to ketamine and a whole … Continue reading The Last Day Part 1–Haruna

A Road’s Long Journey (Flash Fiction)

The road came into existence a long time ago. It was made to assist travellers from one town to another a few miles away. Horses and carts would trundle back and forth along it transporting their wares and the feet of many people trod upon it. It was nothing more than a wide mud track … Continue reading A Road’s Long Journey (Flash Fiction)

Fog of War (Flash Fiction)

The sound of explosions and screaming below are deafening and constant. The evilness and greed of man display themselves in bloody and violent fashion. A lone woman runs through the street. A second later, she bursts into myriad pieces with a splatter of blood, plasma, and body parts. A helpless, crying child calls out for … Continue reading Fog of War (Flash Fiction)

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Three

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. The fledgling couple quickly found their groove. Niall’s feelings continued to develop, though he didn’t want to burden Chantelle with them too soon as not to apply any undue pressure. She was still struggling to get her head around her family issues—she had since shed a … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Three

The Light (Poem)

(TRIGGER WARNING–Reference to suicide) I sigh with relief as it closes in, That light I’ve long yearned for within. I stretch my arm and extend my hand, I close in on the conclusion of my plan. The suffering, The pain, The struggling, The shame, It all ends here tonight. I smile with sheer delight. The … Continue reading The Light (Poem)

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Five Biggest Videogame Let-downs

Waaaaaay back in the early days of my blog I ran down what five of my favourite videogames were. It was tough to choose five from the many games that I really enjoy and I have a huge list of potential titles that could have made that list aside from the five I eventually settled … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – Five Biggest Videogame Let-downs

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – A Message of Peace from an Atheist

I’ll start this with a statement that should shock none of you by now. I am atheist. I’ve been atheist for virtually my entire life. I was christened Church of England as a baby, but I was a baby. I had no choice in the matter. I renounced the notion of ‘god’ and ‘religion’ pretty … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – A Message of Peace from an Atheist

Daily Prompt: Lofty

(THIS POST CONTAINS BAD LANGUAGE) The winter air is crisp. Apparently it's the coldest day of the year so far. I can believe it. That doesn't stop work though. They'd have us out here slaving regardless of the weather. The place could be on fire and we'd still have to work. The breath pours out of … Continue reading Daily Prompt: Lofty