Category Archives: fiction

The porter

He was a porter on the trains. For twenty years, his job was to carry people’s luggage to the trains, make sure it stays on the train and get it back to them. It was like having your own butler on the move. It was a difficult job, sure, but it was a job. It… Read More »


[Image source]   When she was born, they wrapped her up in a little blue blanket. The blanket that was supposed to hold the baby boy they were expecting. Her grandparents just walked out in disgust, the father was angry and mother was disappointed. She never saw all those emails and facebook posts congratulating her parents… Read More »

The voice

He stood at the platform with weary, sleepy eyes, waiting for the first train of the morning. At 4.30am, there was no one around. Then he heard it, that lovely, melodious voice coming through the speakers, announcing that his train would arrive in 5 minutes. The voice was his only companion, reassuring him that he… Read More »