100WC – Tracks

The disused railway cut through the wood from Hob's Cross all the way to Wykeham before it disappeared into the tunnel. They said it was bricked up, but you'd never meet anyone who'd been in far enough to confirm it.People walked there, at weekends. Families on bikes whirred alongside the tracks. On weekdays teenagers played… Continue reading 100WC – Tracks


Out Of Context Wednesday: Fake and Charlatan

Every Wednesday I take a sentence or paragraph from something that I've written in the last week and post it entirely without context. This week: I recognise that what is recounted in these pages might draw claims of “fake!” and “charlatan!”, and even among those who would not venture so far I have no doubt… Continue reading Out Of Context Wednesday: Fake and Charlatan