#writephoto – Memory and Ruin by Helen Jones

Sue Vincent has a knack for capturing stories in photographs. This is her #writephoto prompt for this week, and here is the story it revealed to me:

‘It’s not much, but it’s ours,’ he said, whisky brown eyes crinkling at the corners. She squealed, laughing as he scooped her up in strong arms to carry her over the threshold…

… the baby cried, curve of downy cheek golden in the light of the fire, until his mother picked him up, cradling him close…

…’Catch me if you can!’ the boy called, running out into the small yard, his sister toddling after him…

…’I’ll love you forever,’ he said, voice choked with emotion, two children clinging to his legs, their mother pale and cold in the bed…

…’I’m getting married,’ he said. ‘Will you be there, Da?’ His sister cried, coming to hug him, their joy ringing from the old walls…

Continue reading here: #writephoto – Memory and Ruin

About Sue Vincent

Sue Vincent is a Yorkshire-born writer and one of the Directors of The Silent Eye, a modern Mystery School. She has written a number of books, both alone and with Stuart France, exploring ancient myths, the mysterious landscape of Albion and the inner journey of the soul. She is owned by a small dog who also blogs. Follow her at scvincent.com and on Twitter @SCVincent Find her books on Goodreads and follow her on Amazon worldwide to find out about new releases and offers. Email: findme@scvincent.com
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