He was gazing into her cleavage with his tongue. The neckline of her dress formed a sharp diagonal across his visual cortex. On one side dark, on the other light. On both sides were soft, gentle folds. His tongue flickered. Uncertain. She shifted in her seat, uncrossed and recrossed her legs, but kept her bright, … Continue reading neuroplasticity

selkies come and selkies go

You may know the great time-crafted selkie stories. You may have heard them sat by a peat fire with old friends and whisky. You may have travelled to Orkney or Shetland to hear them told by new friends or be from one of those fine isles yourself and heard the stories since you were a … Continue reading selkies come and selkies go

one little life

“CHATCK CHATCK CHATCK”, his mother’s urgent warnings were too late. Little Jack was already dangerously low over the road. He banked, frantically flapping to regain height, but he was inexperienced. An older bird would have quickly landed and weaved between the vehicles. They weren’t moving fast, departing traffic casting final glances at my shadows. So […]