Shadow in the Sky

“I tell you, I heard something.” “So what if you did? You talk too much.” “Don’t you ever wonder?” “Hmmmffft…” “No, don’t ever think that there is more than this water and these rocks and–” “Whatever. You talk too much. You should focus on eating.” “Didn’t you hear that?! Please[…]

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My Silent Friend

Sometimes the world gets so loud. I work in an open-plan office, which is another word for hyper-extroverted socially-engineered hell. Open-plan offices are always full with prying strangers buzzing around you, incessant small talk and constant social pressure with waves of noise. I walk outside sometimes, but the office is right in[…]

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Three Wise Men

“Dude, are we there yet?” “No, we not. Chill man, we’ll get there when we get there.” “But we’ve been travelling all night. Why can’t we just pop into somewhere to overnight? It doesn’t even have to be fancy, just somewhere to get some damn shut-eye.” “Fine! Fine. Fine… There[…]

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The Smellgasm

“Look, he’s going to do it.” “He is! He is!” “Oh god! He’s doing it! He’s doing it!” And exploding through his nose was a million scents, smells and fragrances.  Every single one of them was simultaneously exploding in his head. There was cut grass and metallic oil mixing with baking[…]

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Through Timeless Eyes

The old Egyptian woman stood still in the gloomy chamber. She was leaning heavily on a meticulously carved staff ending in a cow’s head topped by a plume. Gold inlay spiralled around the staff, like little rivers of sunlight flickering in the candlelight as she gazed up at the statue.[…]

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The Life of Clouds

Floating with no responsibilities, he thought as he looked up at the clouds drifting lazily by, that is true freedom. He was lying on a warm beach. His fishing rod was pegged next to him with its line reaching out into the calm waters. But this did not last forever. He grew[…]

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Go Fetch!

Throw it… Come on, just throw it! Wait, wait, wait… He’s gonna throw it now. Now. Now…  Now! He threw it! He threw it! He threw it! Oh, wow, what a shot! Go! Go! Go! Come on, come on, I almost got it. Almost got it. Almost. Almost. Wait… And…[…]

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