17th July FlashStack 4

Winner – ‘Fiddler’s Green’ by Laurence Gardiner “I don’t like the look of them clouds, Pip. There’s a storm coming. And I reckon it’s a fierce one”. She looks up at me, I wonder how much she really understands. I used to take on the odd deckhand, but none were ever as steady as her….

9th July FlashStack 3

Winner – ‘The Librarian’ by James Blower I used to love books until the school librarian put me off them. I know, it’s as ludicrous as it sounds. He used to come immaculately dressed in the same grey jumper-shirt combination, caressing the returned titles lovingly into their special place on the shelves before school like…

2nd July FlashStack 2

Winner – ‘A couple of Swimmers’ by Anthony Cornish “He still thinks he was being smooth but I knew what he was doing.” “She’s right.” “We both swam at the same spot.” “At the Hamilton Fish Pool.” “Every day.” “In the morning.” “Until one day I’m sat drying my moonstones on my towel ‘cos they…

25th June FlashStack 1

Winner – ‘A Deep Burn’ by Anthony Cornish It was probably an indicator that he had had too much to drink. It usually was. He knew that to Lydia it was. To Lydia, it was one of his less desirable habits that featured on her long list of faux pas that she considered a clear…