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Ringo Starr: “I´d like to be under the sea in an octopus´garden in the shade.” I´m from South Africa, and I have a little shack down on the beach on the west coast , where theContinue reading “Jeremy Plumptre – The cabin on the beach”
Your writing can be inspired by real-life experiences, fiction or, a mix of the two. There are no rules, no right or wrong. Interpret the prompts as you wish. You can write in English or your first language. Challenge 1. Colour: Use the prompt of colour or colours for the inspiration for a short story or poem. ChallengeContinue reading “August Challenge”
With butterflies in her tummy, she perched on the long, green bench by the boardroom door. When a tall lady in a blue suit called her name, she rose sedately, determined to face the grilling with aplomb. “Miss Cornwell, your contract to appear on Dingbat is ready for signature. Before you can sign, however, weContinue reading “Alan Bilton – Innocence”
I decided to buy the beach hut when Marney was eight. Very few of the traditional, brightly painted Victorian huts ever came on the market, so when I spotted one for sale in the Globe, and at a very reasonable price, I phoned the agent immediately. I made an appointment to view it the nextContinue reading “Hester Lott – The cabin on the beach”
So, this is how it all ends. In my very own haunted house on the coast. The wealthy have always loved understatement. “Wharf Cabin” is in fact a rambling nineteenth century affair. Like most of the houses here, it’s made of wood, so in that respect I suppose you could say that the millionaires ofContinue reading “Colin Lyne – Wharf Cabin”
We had our second Zoom meeting. Six participants this time, so a 50% increase on the first one! Jean (in France), Jacqueline (Galicia), Alex, Jeremy, Ian and Colin (all in Asturias). Great to see some more faces. We compared experiences of writing and discussed the current format of the group. The feeling is that it’sContinue reading “ZOOM Meeting – July”
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