January Reading

This year I have decided to split my book reviews out of the quarterly This Sparks Joy! posts and do a monthly review post containing everything which I’ve rated 3 stars or over. All these reviews have already been posted to Amazon UK, Goodreads and The Storygraph but having them here as well allows me … More January Reading

Lone(ly) Wolf

Wolf did not howl much any more. Why would he? What point would there be when there was no one left to answer him? Oh the village dogs wailed to the moon every now and then but it was but a pale imitation of the pack song he longed to hear. He was an anomaly, … More Lone(ly) Wolf

For the twelfth tale of Flashmas the Wildwood gave to me …

The Rhythm of Life The Village church had rung in both Christmas and New Year, the peals echoing through the Wildwood even though the Wood’s inhabitants celebrated neither. Now the grey days of January had set in, days when it was easy to let the optimism of the December celebrations crumble in the face of … More For the twelfth tale of Flashmas the Wildwood gave to me …

For the eleventh tale of Flashmas the Wildwood gave to me …

Joan tells the Witch a Story ‘And it wasn’t a lie. I had spoken to the King and he hadn’t expressed any concerns whatsoever about my plan in the course of our conversation.’ The Witch grinned at Joan and topped up her mug. ‘He needs better councillors. How could they not hear what you weren’t saying?’ ‘If it wasn’t … More For the eleventh tale of Flashmas the Wildwood gave to me …