Tag: story

Brief Encounter — in 300 words

Traditional dancing is by far my favourite leisure activity. When I go to a ball or a Ceilidh my heart starts pounding. I feel like a Princess as every frog-like man I dance with briefly turns into a Prince, and, if only for an evening, everything…

The Tall Man, the Tiny Old Woman and the Fool

A beautiful old mansion on Franklin Roosevelt avenue. Unaware still of the surreal experience that is coming my way, I push the door. I’m right on time, though a bit out of breath. I left in a hurry, and didn’t even have time to eat. Got a hazy feeling this first ever…

Wednesday Wonder: Wonderful coincidences

Introducing my blog’s brand new weekly feature: Wednesday Wonder. From now on, I shall try to publish a new story or poem every  Wednesday. This special feature post will be inspired by either something wonderful or something that made me wonder that week. Here’s the first…

The greatest “local” in the world

The scene is set in a tiny tiny bar As soon as I walk in, I know with certainty That this visit is but the first one of many I found my new “Local”, even if it’s quite far At first it seems normal, or even…