Sonnet

14 lines often in Iambic pentameter (10 syllables: di-dah, di-dah, di-dah, di-dah, di-dah) The rhyme scheme for a Shakespearean Sonnet is: abab cdcd efef gg 2018 WEATHER This year’s winter was the wettest ever. Woodland walks were deep in mud and soggy. The...

Naughty, but Nice

She lifted the beaters from the bowl and cake batter splattered all over everything. “That’s your fault!” Angela screamed. “Why did you have to choose now to tell me?” James looked sheepish. “Well, it was better than telling you...

The Beast from the East

For days we were warned of the beast that was on the way here from the east: temperatures would be very low and we’d all be buried in snow. Schools were all closed, homes shut up tight, most of Cornwall was dressed in white. Here, a freezing gale was blowing but...

Thomas Chandler

Thomas Chandler was a good looking man in his late forties. He was a charmer, a man you wouldn’t want to get involved with, but nevertheless a man women just couldn’t resist liking. Tom’s second wife, Jenny, didn’t seem to mind the fact that he...