Tag Archives: war

The Shelter of the Shepherd – KL Caley #writephoto

They had heard the planes before they had seen them. The hum distant at first, then getting louder and louder, a thunderous roar approaching. At first, the villagers did not understand. The village was made up of farmers, market traders … Continue reading

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Truly Magical – Anurag Bakhshi #writephoto

We looked at the setting sun and decided to stop for the day. And now, a few minutes later, we were sitting on a small hillock by the sea, mulled wine in our hands, the sound of the waves crashing … Continue reading

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Dusk at the border – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Dusk, the start of the night shift that no one wants to do. Bálint watches the sun dip down across the river, it’s reflection glinting off the water. A week of this to come before he returns to the lazy … Continue reading

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… a thousand words?

I was reading an article that tells how much a picture can attract our attention. The inclusion of a single image can increase the likelihood of someone stopping to read an article, sharing it or, indeed, making it go viral. … Continue reading

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Guest author: Susan Finlay – Breadcrumbs and Bombs

Hello, readers! Sue Vincent was kind enough to invite me to write a guest blog post about my brand new historical mystery novel, Breadcrumbs and Bombs. Thank you so much, Sue! Breadcrumbs and Bombs is a novel that deals with … Continue reading

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Culloden – Iain Kelly #writephoto

Through hard-falling rain a bird, black from beak to tail-tip, swoops and glides, buffeted by wind that swirls around the surrounding mountains. From the elevated height, black beady eyes see across the flat, windswept moor of the valley. In amongst … Continue reading

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Bleak – Michael at Morpeth Road #writephoto

Hannon was the last man to die on the last day of the battle. It was most unfortunate for he stuck his head out just as the last shell arrived and there only remained a small red stain on the … Continue reading

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