Dead End Relaunch!

The first series of stories I published on this blog is back, re-edited and ready to be seen by the world again. Follow the story of Andy Bruce, a father recently estranged from his daughter, as he’s woken in the night by something very unexpected… and very deadly! Can he make it to the two … Continue reading Dead End Relaunch!

RIP Freedom of Expression

I write this piece in the aftermath of a rather sensitive event, but it’s an event that has really triggered me albeit not in the way most people have been triggered. If you live in the UK then you’ll be very aware of the quite shocking fire at Grenfell Tower on 14th June 2017 that … Continue reading RIP Freedom of Expression

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)

Dead End – Chapter 5: Let There Be Light…

Catch up with all previous chapters by clicking the appropriate link: Chapter 1: Night Games; Chapter 2: Rude Awakening; Chapter 3: The Dark Night; Chapter 4: Valley of the Shadows The walk since has amazingly yielded no more obstacles. The rain soon stopped and the path was clear. I have no idea where the thugs … Continue reading Dead End – Chapter 5: Let There Be Light…

Dead End – Chapter 4: Valley of the Shadows

Catch up with all previous chapters by clicking the appropriate link: Chapter 1: Night Games; Chapter 2: Rude Awakening; Chapter 3: The Dark Night The rain is softening up the ground and puddles are rapidly forming after just five minutes of rainfall. It’s really coming down now. I can feel my clothes getting heavier. The … Continue reading Dead End – Chapter 4: Valley of the Shadows

Dead End – Chapter 3: The Dark Night

Catch up with all previous chapters by clicking the appropriate link: Chapter 1: Night Games; Chapter 2: Rude Awakening Up and over this fence and I’m into somebody’s back garden. I have no idea whose garden it is; if these people dressed all in black are following the method they’ve used up to now then … Continue reading Dead End – Chapter 3: The Dark Night

Dead End – Chapter 2: Rude Awakening

Catch up with Chapter 1: Night Games now! What the hell was that? I wake with a start to a very familiar sound, and yet it’s completely out of place. Am I still asleep? It’s still dark. I can’t have been asleep for long and a quick look at my phone tells me I haven’t. … Continue reading Dead End – Chapter 2: Rude Awakening