Drownings (part three)

      Drownings (part three)     Faia strode next to him, both aware of the woman’s yelling. They descended to the water, cleared a gap baffled by rolls of grey rubber—and they were afloat. Half of the walkway seemed forbidden; allowed parts doglegged segment to segment, cordoned with moveable fences painted yellow. The […]

Mathilde Alanic: Shine! (part fifty-three)

Mathilde Alanic Shine! (part fifty-three)                               Epilogue   Extract from Annie’s notebook     It has been two years today. Two years, since I arrived at the house, to find the shutters closed. Between the slats, rays of a pale yellow […]