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Small stones for advent – a second handful

7. He stalks the school playground. Jet eyes scanning. At last the bell tolls – games over. He swoops. The raven gets the dropped chocolate santa. 8. Slates rattle, vehicles struggle to hold their line. Pines creak and strain, branches funnel the sniping wind. Bridge closed, boats chained, island battens down. 9. Four p.m., dark and… Continue reading Small stones for advent – a second handful

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Stones for Advent – small winter gems of writing

As I mentioned here on Nov 26th, I’ll be taking part in Writing Our Way Home’s http://www.writingourwayhome.com  river of stones writing month in January. It was something I very much enjoyed doing last January and I’m looking forward to it. But aside from that, I’ve also decided to do a collection of Advent stones and I’m… Continue reading Stones for Advent – small winter gems of writing

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The writer behind the unique voice – an interview with Andy Harrod

In this post I’m interviewing writer, Andy Harrod. Andy can be found at http://decodingstatic.blogspot.com   Thanks for agreeing to be interviewed, Andy. I’m sure people who read my review of your book, ‘Living Room Stories’ will be keen to know more about you. Anne: When did you become a writer? And what drives you to keep… Continue reading The writer behind the unique voice – an interview with Andy Harrod