Behind a shipping container, behind the Sports Club, a home-made electric-chair with limb straps and electrodes….
…I would have walked right into the fence too if I hadn’t got a strong feeling that I should open my eyes inches before….
… There is an uncovered, unguarded, unlabelled domestic light switch installed at eye level on the south wall of the bridge, with no pedestrian access….
…. A bullet has punched a neat black hole into a public map-board of the nearby area. As if in sympathy, the footpath shot off the map has in real life been swallowed by a 500 foot wide, 50 foot deep crater….
…Heading to our usual woodland track I came upon a curious site, a cluster of knitted mushrooms, beautifully arranged in the woodland at the back of our community allotments!!!
…I had turned of the lights in the gallery and was about to lock the door when I heard the nearest breathing machine start up in the far gallery. Without turning the lights back on I walked over to make sure it wasn’t stuck running overnight. By the time I had gone the 15 feet over to it, it had stopped….
Separated by exactly twenty years, both Ken Fowler and Mrs Brason had seen a wood-panelled Morris 1000 traveller on the road near Souldern….
I found this pylon while looking for a safe place to read an unpleasant email. I willed the square of grass in it into a timeless bubble and it helped me de-stress….
…A young woman from the local village, riding a white horse, came up to the squat tower. From her elevated position on the horse she started to talk with him. The were friendly to each other, and when the Airman mentioned some upcoming leave she invited him to tea with her family.The day came, and he went down the lane to their farmhouse. An older woman answered the door, who bore a resemblance to the rider. when the airman asked after the girl he learnt that this was the girls mother. The girls ageing mother stated that she had died falling from her horse two years earlier.He returned to his post the next night, and with his last check-in he claimed he saw her again. She was coming to him. After he failed to respond to his next scheduled check, a unit was sent out. They found him dead….