A parade of ducks

"Why have we stopped moving?" Sam asks, frustration tilting his voice. "Jack probably needs the loo," Chloe warns, kicking her legs at the driver's chair. Jack turns, ignoring the shaking of the chair to look sternly at the two passengers. "Guys... there is a family of ducks on the road." Both lean forward, crowding onto the empty front... Continue Reading →


The attack of the seagulls

Here come the tourists Crowding our streets, Giant, slow walking mobs Looking for empty seats. Here come the tourists Hands grasping at their food, Flicking bits out to the gulls Who don't know gratitude. Here come the tourists The gulls swooping down, Seagulls attacking with ease Children's​ faces begin to frown. Here come the tourists... Continue Reading →

Brutal seagulls​ at the beach

"Be careful with that," she whispers, handing the two ice creams over. "What?" The tourist asks. "The birds are bad here," she responds.  The man laughs, mocking the girl's concern. A few minutes later a yell can be heard, the girl leans over the counter and sighs at the sight. Five seagulls circle the couple,... Continue Reading →

A particularly grumpy cow​

"Don't do it," Sam whispered, eyes scanning the field for the cow in question. "It will be fine, I'm not walking all the way around that's ridiculous," Chloe replied. Easing the wooden gate open she stepped into the field, confident smile marking her lips as she turned to her friend. "Don't just stand there!" He screamed,... Continue Reading →

Joey’s Ice Cream, Ilfracombe

A family of grumbling bellies Salty sand nibbling your feet, Summer sun beating against your back Sweat dripping in the afternoon heat. An array of colourful shops Each singing tunes eager to please, Children look up with puppy eyes As they catch a tantalising smell in the breeze. A crowd of hands on cold glass... Continue Reading →

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