1 April 2019. Today I'm celebrating my 30th birthday! So, I wrote a little something to capture all the valuable life lessons I've learnt during my 20's. Perhaps you can relate...
My sister’s an extremely talented artist and I’ve always admired her ability to catch a moment or emotion with her art. We’d been talking about collaborating on a project, so I sent her some poems and she worked on illustrations to accompany them. Her illustrations developed and shaped the stories in a completely new way, which allowed me to reduce the poems to their bare essence.
Do you enjoy talking to strangers when you travel? Do yourself a favour: every once in a while, put away your smartphone/ kindle/ book and take out your earphones, and listen to your fellow travellers' stories.
The little red bird puffs herself up and with a bright eye, she watches the sleepy world. Thin winter mist swirls and eddies through the yellow leaves around her. She takes a deep breath and her shrill song fills the quiet morning: 'What’s a lonely bird to do On a grey winter’s morning? Ooh-hoo! No … Continue reading The Little Red Bird – Short Story