Homesickness

Empty dock Image by Kevin Phillips from Pixabay A ragged bird is swallowed by dark treesand stirring water, grey as packs of rats,runs widdershins, below the heavy cloud.Marge, swaying on the dock drops to her knees. Her long dark hair trails down to...

Alone: A Winter in the Woods is now an e-book

Chris the Story Reading Ape’s blog announces the release of Felicity Sidnell Reid’s new e-book: Felicity is excited to announce that almost five years after the publication of Alone: A Winter in the Woods as a print edition(Hidden Brook Press 2015), the book is now...

Wanderings of the Mind

Pink Lotus, Photo by Peter Rudlinger from Pixabay Recently I came across a file containing part of a novel I started writing a number of years ago, then put away and more or less forgot. Since re-reading it I’ve been trying to continue the story, which has allowed me...

The Chair

The chair had always been substantial, found abandoned in a run-down property, destined to become their family home. Both demanded restoration of their dignity and grandeur. In her father’s house it was his chair, the undisputed seat of dominance, whence he surveyed...

Journal in Time of Pandemic and Lockdown

Photo by Edwin Hooper It’s eight weeks since the WHO declared the Corona Virus outbreak a pandemic and countries started to take unprecedented measures to protect their citizens and prevent the spread of the virus. Since then most of us have been self-isolating and...