#writephoto – Arrive before dark by Sandi at Flip Flops Every day

Image for #writephoto – photo: Sue Vincent

“It’s very important you get there before dark, and then you’ll be all right.”


These were the last words the farmer said to them after providing directions. The couple was instructed to pass the old post mill, and then 1/2 mile down the road would be the cottage rental. It was nearing sunset, and they wondered why they needed to arrive before nightfall. However, they sensed an edge in the man’s voice, and thought it wise to heed his advice. Perhaps in the dark, the small home might be very difficult to locate the first time there.

The woman pointed to the windmill on the horizon. It was going to be close, as the sun was descending lower in the sky. A few minutes later, they were pulling onto the gravel driveway, where they saw a quaint building. As they exited their car, lots of hootin’ and hollerin’ could be heard off in the distance, at the locals’ tavern. It seemed festive enough, maybe they would check it out later.

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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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