There was something lurking beyond the next corner, something crouched behind the pile of rotting garbage, something half-dead and malformed.
The Face I Can't Forget
“Why do you keep staring at that man?” Jason looked from the lone diner on the table nearest to the door and back to Toby. He was pulling his indignant expression, mixed with a dash of confusion and an irritating dollop of vulnerability.
Lay It To Rest
Rachael had always dreamed of living in a house in its own wood. Granted, in her fantasies, the house would have a tower and the wood would be expansive, sweeping down a hillside to a small village where she would buy organic vegetables from a little independent shop. But sometimes you had to compromise on dreams, and walking down the mulchy path towards the third house on their agenda that day, surveying the almost naked copse of silver birch and, she guessed, oak trees, she thought this could just be that compromise.
In Search of Narnia
At the age of seven, George Wade had read The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe and for the remainder of his childhood, he had searched for the crisp white snow and forests of Narnia, rummaging in wardrobes for an escape.
A House of Plenty
There is a distinct lack of enthusiasm emanating from Patrick. In fact, as I say my piece on the subject of whether or not Brexiteers are inherently racist, he is picking at the remaining, now cold, chips on his ketchup smeared plate and glancing around the pub as if he might discover someone with whom he had more in common.
Make Your Bedroom a Restful Haven
Creating a bedroom that is an oasis of calm and serenity will not only promote a good night’s sleep, it will help recharge your mind and body so that you greet the morning with positivity and renewed energy.
I discovered Camden Town through my sister, Tasha, who moved there when she was twenty. She was studying art at some red brick university and the room she rented above a kebab shop doubled as a studio. To me, her work was just senseless globs of paint. I could never understand how a tutor could grade anything so abstract.
Five Horror Movies That Will Actually Make You Shudder
Now, I’ve watched a lot of horror movies. I mean a serious amount of horror movies. Everything from subtle supernatural chillers to full-on blood and guts. As a result, I have definitely become somewhat desensitised to the effects of them.