First published in Shadows: New Writing VI, 2017 – Charlotte Appleby. Waking up… five a.m… dark… snoring… again… huddled on the sofa, just a heap of strays. Smell coffee…. burning coffee… never have a decent coffee. Not like the huge one in Leyas’ that time with Dad… with the foamContinue Reading

By Charlotte Appleby© first published in the print anthology Compass: New Writing IV, 2015. Ivy stared out of the window, watching the pillows of cloud beneath her change colour with the sunrise. The plane jerked from clear air turbulence as they flew alongside the Himalayas, throwing her from side toContinue Reading