Monthly Archives: November 2014

Rain Gauge by Helen Moat

Last time it rained Amal was three. Now she was five. “Mamma, what does rain look like?” “Like diamonds in the sky, Am.” Amal left an empty paint tin outside the corrugated door; wanting to collect the diamonds. Each night … Continue reading

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Rain Gauge by guest writer, Marie Kreft

She runs towards the shed, head bowed from the rain, elephant slippers squelching in the mud bath their garden has become. One Christmas present, ruined. Five metres from the kitchen door and she is sodden, shivering. “Darling!” One husband, lost. … Continue reading

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An interview with guest writer, Marie Kreft

Marie, first of all a big thank you for agreeing to write a flash fiction for Double Espresso. I’m particularly grateful, knowing that you have an extremely busy life in the form of a small son – and a copywriting, … Continue reading

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