Taking the Plunge


Flash fiction from CC author Rosie Travers

Tim's Blog

Today I’m delighted to host a piece of flash fiction from Crooked Cat author Rosie Travers. An old lady ponders her greatest regret ….

Grace hadn’t even heard of a
bucket list until Bill had shown them his brother’s photographs.

‘Bunging
jumping in New Zealand,’ he said. ‘What do you think? Something to cross off
the list, ‘eh?’

Grace
wasn’t sure what to think at all.

‘What’s
the one thing you’ve always wanted to do?’ Bill said, as he shuffled around the
community lounge of Sunflower House, proudly regaling his brother’s exploits to
anyone wide-awake enough to listen. ‘Nobody should die having regrets about
things they haven’t done.’

Grade
didn’t want to think about dying, but she had plenty of regrets, although
missing out on the opportunity to dangle mid-air at the end of a long rope was
not one of them.

Molly
Atkins wanted to go to Disneyland but…

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About T E Taylor

I write historical and contemporary fiction - my novels Zeus of Ithome and Revolution Day are published by Crooked Cat. I also write poetry, academic non-fiction (philosophy) and the occasional short story. I like to play the guitar and walk up hills. Originally from north Staffordshire, I live in Meltham, West Yorkshire, UK with my wife Rosa.
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