The Quilt

The first snow of the winter fell early this time. Earlier than last year or the year before that. It was the earliest snow he has ever seen in his extremely long life, which must be somewhere between 80 and 85. He can’t remember the exact year. The only thing he knows about his birth … Continue reading The Quilt

How much is a statue worth?

Photo by Dan Gold on Unsplash 60 seconds before full time : The score-board reads 1-1. One minute of injury time left to play. The substitute steps up to take the corner. He is only there because the first choice right-back, Richard's good friend Lloyd, went down 5 minutes ago under a reckless challenge from the opposition midfielder. … Continue reading How much is a statue worth?