She’s Coming for You – Chapter 15

This was the longest train trip of the holiday and would be the last one for Pat Walker. Things would change at Santiago, out of necessity. She’d not had a chance until now, but she knew Santiago had to be the place. What she had to remember here was to sit in the correct carriage,Continue reading “She’s Coming for You – Chapter 15”

Tomcat Tompkins – Part 7

“Guy Fawkes?” “Yes, that person, the Catholic – do you know anything about this repatriation of my friends?” “I am sorry, Vasek, I don’t understand why that’s happening – do you think they’re just going on a coach tour, drinking too much, and then forgetting to get back on the coach to come back toContinue reading “Tomcat Tompkins – Part 7”

She’s Coming For You – Chapter 14

The Cíes Islands are an archipelago off the coast of Pontevedra in Galicia, in the mouth of the Ria de Vigo. They were declared a Nature Reserve in 1980 and are included in the Atlantic Islands of Galicia National Park created in 2002. The Cíes comprise three islands, Monteagudo (North Island), do Faro (Lighthouse Island)Continue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 14”

Tomcat Tompkins – Part 6

Tompkins awoke with the sun streaming through the red, white, and blue chintz curtains – it was just after noon, early for him. He looked around the blue-painted room and located his red dressing gown and light-blue slippers, which were under the white 19th-Century chaise-longue, for reasons Tompkins had forgotten. He romped down the stairsContinue reading “Tomcat Tompkins – Part 6”

Tomcat Tompkins – Part 6

Tompkins awoke with the sun streaming through the red, white, and blue chintz curtains – it was just after noon, early for him. He looked around the blue-painted room and located his red dressing gown and light-blue slippers, which were under the white 19th-Century chaise-longue, for reasons Tompkins had forgotten. He romped down the stairsContinue reading “Tomcat Tompkins – Part 6”

She’s Coming For You – Chapter 13

Susan del Piero entered the office of Claudia Reyes carrying a number of files under her arm. All the blinds were closed against the sun, which would be hot today, though not hot enough to induce a siesta amongst the staff who had been warned regarding introducing this Spanish staple custom into their workday. SusanContinue reading “She’s Coming For You – Chapter 13”

Tomcat Tompkins – Part 5

Tompkins bounded down the stairs and buttonholed Spiffy Wiffy, loitering in his vehicle. “I have to say, Spiffy, that I don’t like the cut of Ingram’s jib, he thinks I deport our foreign brethren back to the places where they started from, adorned with those ridiculous Guy Fawkes masks from a cheap flick based onContinue reading “Tomcat Tompkins – Part 5”

Tomcat Tompkins – Part 5

Tompkins bounded down the stairs and buttonholed Spiffy Wiffy, loitering in his vehicle. “I have to say, Spiffy, that I don’t like the cut of Ingram’s jib, he thinks I deport our foreign brethren back to the places where they started from, adorned with those ridiculous Guy Fawkes masks from a cheap flick based onContinue reading “Tomcat Tompkins – Part 5”

Tomcat Tompkins – Part 4

“Where’s Spiffy Wiffy?” asked Tompkins looking down his nose at Ingram. “He’s sitting in the vehicle – he doesn’t do the raids – he drives the getaway car.” “Shame,” replied Tompkins, “so did you find any trouble makers, Inspector Ingram, any bolshie whipper-snappers in the place or is it only we Archers you’ve found?” “YouContinue reading “Tomcat Tompkins – Part 4”