Death by DVD


(850 words) Horncastle Suicides, a special report by Genevieve Messier for the Horncastle Times. January 2018. Horncastle, a small Roman town dating from the ninth century, and situated in the Lincolnshire Wolds, an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, lies at the confluence of three waterways - the river Bain, the river Waring and the Horncastle … Continue reading Death by DVD

Scene in a Lincolnshire Churchyard


- (500 words) Eyes, beady all-seeing eyes, watched from above as I stood at my father’s graveside. I turned my binoculars to watch the bird circling high above an adjacent field. It was russet with white patches at the end of each elegant, outstretched wing, a span of at least five feet I adjudged. Although … Continue reading Scene in a Lincolnshire Churchyard

Tetford, No Ordinary Village


    (500 words) -A shiny green ‘Welcome to Tetford’ sign, embossed with a church amongst hills, stands on each of the three approach roads. Information states that Tetford is ‘twinned’ with Juillé, though it’s doubtful anyone cares. One approach to Tetford, situated in the Lincolnshire Wolds and home to 400 or so, brings you … Continue reading Tetford, No Ordinary Village