Giraffe in a box

  It was absolutely the last thing I expected to see! Turning the corner, I stopped dead in my tracks as a smile swept instantly across my face. I couldn’t believe my eyes. He wasn’t there yesterday. And now, here I stood, watching as he poked his head out of the bright red phone box,…

Sticks and stones

  I didn’t really see it coming at first. It arrived like a bolt out of the blue. The thing that first registered was the dull thud as the fist slammed into my face. Shockwaves suddenly rushed around my body like a fiery electrical storm. Adrenaline began to pump as I held back the tears.…