Desert Journey

Gavin trudged towards the top of the high dune. The scorching sand made his feet sore, as they sank down with each step he took. Behind him he could hear the horse that had thrown him, as it sped off on its own, back to the hire stall. On reaching Read more…

The Unpleasant Present

Melanie closed the door as the postman walked back down the driveway, and put the heavy parcel on the kitchen counter. It was addressed to her, but he had not ordered anything, and she couldn’t think who would be sending her a parcel. Melanie grinned as she undid the outer Read more…

A Dip Too Far

Sarah and Tim loved swimming – they were both in the school team, and went to the same diving club, down by the docks. Although only 12, they both knew how to handle themselves underwater. Sarah signalled to Tim that they had ten minutes air left in the tanks, and Read more…