• train of thought original short story hide and seek sophie lloyd its the small things series freezer cold ice socks stairs kitchen door sealed closed
    'It's The Small Things' Series,  Train of Thought

    Hide-and-Seek | ‘It’s The Small Things’ Series

    Welcome to the first instalment of my first short story series. ‘It’s The Small Things’ is a short story series featuring the running topic of death. This series shows the importance of decisions in our lives and portrays how one decision (a small thing) can cause our end. This series may be upsetting and/or graphic and may not be suitable for those easily upset.    “25, 24, 23, 22, 21, 20…” Footsteps scurried down the stairs. Stripey socks lightly met carpet with every step and masked any noise. “19, 18, 17, 16, 15…” The tiny feet ran across the living room floor. The stripey socks danced around, undecided. “14, 13, 12…” Cody’s eyes…

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    Food,  Review

    Review: Burgers & More | Harrogate #JustAThought

    I’m asking you to go back a while now, I know, but if you read my blog posts on the regular, then you may have seen that myself and Ginger went Llama Walking in Harrogate for my birthday. (If you haven’t already read the most awesome day of my life then just click here). We stayed over in Harrogate and so going out for food was essential for survival!   As it was my birthday, it was down to Ginger to choose where we went for food. As we visit different places often, we do try and find local places to try that we can’t find anywhere else. Just makes…

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    Trips

    Withernsea | June 2018

    Coming back from holiday, there was a big shift between constant sun to classic UK weather. I’m not saying it was like the Arctic in the UK, but it was certainly not Turkey weather. That’s for sure. So when the weather forecast predicted a slightly decent day at the weekend, we were the first to jump on it. Ginger suggested we go to the beach and gave me a choice of Bridlington or Withernsea. When it comes to a trip to the beach, the obvious choice is either Bridlington or Scarborough for us. Always has been. So on this occasion, I thought why not try something different. Give Withernsea a…