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All about the 2017 international short story competition

We’re delighted to announce that the judge for the International Willesden Herald 2017 New Short Stories competition will be none other than...

Sunday, January 08, 2012

Sunday afternoon



It was cool but sunny. The clouds formed a striped pattern. Two football games were underway in the park with seven-a-side nets. Some familiar dog walkers and their dogs reappearing with the sun. There was a man with great joy in his face, teaching his son how to ride a new bike. The bike was big but the boy was whistling a tune as he passed us by. When he went back the other way, his father stood in the way and taught him how to stop by blocking the way. Caught the bike before it flipped. Use the back brake, see...

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