The Perfect Spot

Tilly stopped dead at the sight of the tunnel. The train tracks disappeared into the black maw, a ladder to the jaws of hell. ‘Come on, Tilly, you can do this.’ ‘I can’t. What if they’re in there?’ ‘There’s no other way. It’ll take another day to walk around and we have to reach the […]

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Great Escape

Mary-Jane placed her small bag of belongings in the little rowing boat that rocked on the lapping water at the edge of the jetty. She had brought her favourite things; her fluffball-topped pen, her unicorn notepad, and the jewellery box with the dancing ballerina. She only had to make it to the island. One and […]

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