106 readings 5min

Speed dating

Abelys, ago

Yes, sorry… I’m just punching my ticket – there are inspectors around.
I’m fine… You OK?
Can you hear me?
Yeh, cos I was just going to tell you how it went last night.
Three,... [+]

265 readings 5min

Granny Vitamin, everybody knew her at the Gare du Nord. You couldn’t miss her. She looked amazing. Dresses with bright coloured flowers or patterns in the summer, coats and colourful boots in ... [+]

7 readings 5min

“Daddy, when they get old, where is it the animals in the circus go to retire?”
That was it, no doubt about it: the question of the day. 
Since Jules had discovered he could ask them ... [+]

843 readings 5min

Just a List

Mone, ago

In the drawer of the table, there was a piece of paper that they had both drawn up together. A list. The list of what they would have to do when the time came. They had written it together, when ... [+]

890 readings 5min

As usual, a leek decided to escape. I just caught it as it was about to slide out of my basket and land on the tarmac. What with the stifling heat, the effort took it out of me and I had to sit ... [+]

1619 readings 5min

There is no such thing as a perfect crime! Because they think a perfect crime is a crime without any clues. There’s no beauty in that! It’s not up to the police to define what makes a perfect ... [+]

1500 readings 5min

The Bag

DFM, ago

She was walking calmly along, glancing abstractedly at the shop windows. There were few people on the pavements. Her bag was over her shoulder, her hands in her jacket pockets.
They could not ... [+]

Muriel Meunier


Muriel Meunier, ago

The wind was blowing in gusts, buffeting the car, which swerved dangerously towards the precipice. Down below, the waves broke with deafening noise on the rocks. It was magnificent but terrifying.... [+]