While wading through prosperity, I stumbled, cursed then turned to see, The fine line vibrating between, Admirable acts and vanity.
The mirror was much heavier than my father and I had thought it would be. At first, he thought he would be able to lift it up himself, but, once that failed, he asked his friend, Tony, to come over to help him lift it into the back of the car. Tony was not a... Continue Reading →
Carter-James Filiga pulled on his brown, leather driving gloves. Staying focused on the job at hand was difficult with 30,000 fans screaming your name, taking photos and gesturing for you to give them a show that they’ll never forget. The pressure of being the number one monster truck driver in the world wasn’t something that... Continue Reading →
Aiden was grateful that he and his family had left his pillows, quilt and quilt cover back at the holiday cabin a fortnight ago. They were forced to abandon a lot of supplies and entertainment - food, board games and most of their clothes - but, since Aiden didn’t have any blankets, he got to... Continue Reading →
I had been wearing the shoes for two weeks before I lost one of them. In that time, I learned that they gave me the ability to become significantly stronger than the average person. Not that I have anything against average people. I think they’re tip-top. A-okay. Couldn’t live without them and all that jazz.... Continue Reading →
Felix the Whale was lost. This was rather distressing because whales are not the smallest of creatures and swimming amongst a school of them one second and then realising that you couldn’t find them the next meant there was the potential that you could get lost on a very regular basis. Felix was too deep... Continue Reading →
The first sparrow lived in the city. Insects were her food. She had to battle buildings and bridges to source her meals. Though there was always somewhere to hide, the city was a noisy, scary place to be. She happened across a spot for her nest amongst the rusty pipes and cold, brick walls in... Continue Reading →