X is for Xavier #AtoZChallenge

X is for Xavier

Xavier rolled his cigarette and gave a sign to the waitress that he was in dire need of another coffee. He opened his battered canvas bag and produced an almost as battered looking stack of newspapers.  Continue reading “X is for Xavier #AtoZChallenge”

P is for Penguin – A to Z Challenge April 2015

“Thank you”, I heard a fragile voice say. I looked around, I could see no one who could have spoken to me, after all I just got home, but no one else was there yet. “I am here”, I heard the voice again, I looked down into my arms, the penguin that I was carrying looked into my eyes nodding, I noticed a smile. Wait what?? Earlier … Continue reading P is for Penguin – A to Z Challenge April 2015

L is for Leaving – A to Z Challenge April 2015

“Another kiss, just one before you leave me!” she heard Peter shout one last time, but it was too late, she was leaving him behind, it was over. A few hours earlier Nora was crying. She was sitting on Peter’s bed, packing her old-fashioned suitcase. Looking up, she saw Peter standing in the door, he was smiling at her. “How can you smile? How can you … Continue reading L is for Leaving – A to Z Challenge April 2015

E is for Emerald – A to Z Challenge April 2015

While rearranging the few diamond rings on sale a rundown shop, with leaky ceiling, Leopold was humming a tune from his youth. He smiled at the thought of his big projects he had 43 years ago, back then he wanted to be in a fancy street, selling engagement rings with colourful precious stones. Today almost half a century later, his dreams had only partially come true. His … Continue reading E is for Emerald – A to Z Challenge April 2015