All is quiet

All is quiet. The noise of the day has finally ceased. The house is no longer shaking from the demolition hammers and drills used need door. The kids are sleeping. A sniffle and a snore can be heard from time to time. My ears concentrate on a lovely sound. The ticking of a mechanical pocket watch. It seems alive. The other day we hung it … Continue reading All is quiet

In The Attic

“Where are you?” little Mike called out, no longer motivated to play hide and seek, reluctantly he climbed up the ladder to the attic. His older sister would surely not be hiding up there in the haunted place?
“Where are you?” little Mike called out again. “I give up you know, I no longer want to search for you Lisa!”

Still there was no reply. “Are you in the attic?” Continue reading “In The Attic”