While a backyard tree bellows silently in the wind; Barbara Knox attends her husband David’s crematorium service. Naturally she is sad but also secretly, a little angry.  You see, there are unresolved issues between the two of them and questions that still remain unanswered. However as we will soon discover; David’s story isn’t yet over.... Read More »
Long ago when the universe was young. Alicia Harker, the Twelfth Daughter of Destiny, took the mettle of a dead god and forged it into a bronze hand. That hand would bestow good fortune on anyone who owned it. She then discarded it by a roadside, where it might be found and passed from person... Read More »
During World War Two, Portugal remained neutral. Many of the people who found themselves there had little choice as to where they might live, work or even survive. Among those who had had little choice, was Alexander Alekhine, the World Chess Champion. Alexander is a man looking for a life away from sitting alone in... Read More »
Like all relationships, it was based on a commonality; a relational glue that binds two people together. For Beth and Stew, it was their daughter ‘Holly’ that was the glue that held the relationship together. But what happens to the relationship when that glue goes away? Did they ever really know each... Read More »
Jon is an uneducated but well read and cultured northern man, who has lived and worked in the same town all of his life. As the local and national economies take a turn for the worse, respected union man Jon is, to his surprise made redundant. As his town and friends start to crumble, Jon... Read More »
A pigeon race, as every fancier knows, begins with a basket. But with a hundred different finish lines, each one a backyard loft, when does a pigeon race end? In 1913, Charlie Hudson entered one of his pigeons in a race from Rome to England. On the day of the big race a storm blew... Read More »
Sometimes even when you’re right, you’re still wrong and guessing at the answer in life can sometimes lead to the exact same place as a wrong answer. This is where Sue finds herself, after winning a large cash prize on a television quiz... Read More »
Adam and Suzanne are in love, but a question about their sexual past leads to jealousy and mistrust, which they must somehow overcome if the relationship is to survive. However the specter of Thatcherism casts a long shadow across the decades, highlighting the class divide between the couple, as they both have to come to... Read More »