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

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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 […]