The 11th One

It was a cold night when I finally crawled into my tent. My master had sent me out with the least provisions. He wanted to pass across a message of peace in this delicate time of disobedience. For me, it meant barely enough room for my feet which remained out on the cold grass. And…

Gregory’s Journey

There is a house on the moor where a lady ran and shut herself in. The sea beats against the shore relentlessly and all she hears are the words that brought her here. Her lover saying that he was not too brave to come to her. He was searching for his lover but then he found the…

The Conversationalist

THE CAR CONVERSATION “I want a car!” “Then you have called in the right place, we have all sorts of different car models that will fit your every day need. We specialize in it.” “Oh really that’s great. So can you advice me? I don’t really know cars.” “Certainly. If you are more adventurers, we have…

THE BIG RACE

Where to begin! Let me just start by saying, we were all there; all the greatest athletes in the world. We were at the greatest competition ever invented. It was an event that brought together almost everyone; from different countries, nations and cultures. You have heard of the Olympics, haven’t you? Well this event is…

The Haldian Series: Dig Up

“We were walking along but then the ground caved in ahead of us and a large fire shot upwards. ” Souriel exclaimed and readjusted his large hat to hide his fear. It had been a trying day for him and his party. Five men who, usually, had the most ordinary of days. All they did…

In The Promise Of Time

Everything has been designed to last. Every creature that runs, glides, swims or slides along the world. They will cling to life and create it with great care because of a promise. Time had promised them immortality.  The chicken lays a dozen eggs and sees one to adulthood. The fish exist in millions and billions…

The Day Chris Froome Took Off Running

Momentum. The one talent man cannot keep. Even for world class athletes. So when Chris Froome got into an accident on the 12th stage of the Tour, and started running up the mountain! It felt historic. Its the strange effort done for momentum. The best job in the world is the one that shows you clearly what…

City of the Star

They always sat until midnight, pocketed in the warmth of the city. When the world outside was always cold, here was a welcome destination. The sun was underneath. It filled the air with such  a sweet smell, they fell asleep together. At the very centre was a hole that light flew out of. Bright, with a glow…

Gathering Thoughts, Gathering Self

I had a long creative break where I did nothing, not think about writing or try to write. It was me and my mind trying to finally get my heart to take the reins. We have a long pass through the mountains and deserts of great imaginations. I didn’t want to ride uncertain. My heart is…

INVENTION OF THE WHEEL

It was a new method of doing things. One that none of them had seen before. In fact, it was like magic and it made them certain they had met some form of deity. The three men hunkered around and exchanged nods. They have met a god. “You need four, no more!” Usul explained again and pointed at…

Excessive Group Work

“This is our first group meeting so we need to get everything in order from this moment on!” A “I agree, so what do we need!” B “Its obvious the amount of work will be excessive. We need everything useful.” C “Okay, You should be the secretary.” A “Me?” D “Yes!” A “I think that…

ROBOTIC AGE

There was some commotion. He could tell there was, not because anyone spoke. The frequency had filled up with many thoughts and voices speaking at the same time. It was like nothing he ever felt before. Then a booming wave sounded and they all grew quite. Must be the driver making sure they maintained some form…