Nightcrawler*

Jolting out of sleep, I check my watch: 3.45am.  Yuck.  I’m wide awake: morning-awake.  Switching my phone on, reaching for my water bottle, I gulp some down.  It’s annoying, but understandable.  Am, despite what have been telling everyone (why?) nervous about Major Surgery in 2 days time.   Checking Facebook, there are about ten of […]

The Seagull Said Murder*

“Ack ack ack ack ack,” a gull says. “Ack ack squawk aaaacccckkkk,” another gull says. “Ack ack ack squawk ack squawk,” the first gull says. “Woo hoo woo hoo woo hoo,” a wood pigeon says. “Ack ack ack ack ack,” a gull says. It is 6.30am and am awake now.  The Dawn Chorus has been […]