The Enchanted Forest

‘Have I ever told you I used to be a fairy?’  The children looked at her incredulously.  ‘Of course I used to be a fairy, how else could I have lived in an enchanted forest?’  ‘What’s an enchanted forest, Miss?’ ‘Oh, didn’t you know? An enchanted forest is where dreams come to life and whereContinue reading “The Enchanted Forest”

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How do you do it?

Jogging at the crack of dawn is exhilarating. The joy I get from my footsteps hitting the sand and the quiet surf of the sea. It brings me peace. Gets me ready for the day. Or at least it used to. Nowadays, nothing brings me joy anymore. Everything seems bleak and uninspiring. My inspiration, myContinue reading “How do you do it?”

The lights

The night falls over the town and the shadows grow bigger, swallowing the last light. The miracle comes when you wait and adjust your eyes. The longer you stay in the dark, the brighter the lights become. I like the dark, makes me admire the light. And tonight those lights are spectacular. It’s like aContinue reading “The lights”

Graffiti

‘Mummy, can I play over there, in the Disney castle?’, Maggie asked eagerly ready to go ahead and pretend to be a princess. ‘Sure darling, go ahead.’, her mother replied, transfixed by the graffiti in front of her. She couldn’t believe her eyes. Why did he choose this place? The irony in it all. SheContinue reading “Graffiti”