Intrepid Optimist

Intrepid Optimist is the place where I can share my stories; fact, fiction and thoughts from the past and present. It’s Written by myself for people who believe adventure knows no age

No Need for Panic

Written for Friday Fast Fiction, 100-word photo prompt. Photo© J Hardy Carroll   “Look dear. There’s an emergency.” Exclaimed Gladys “Why can’t they have them during the day?” Niggled Hector. … Continue reading

November 15, 2017 · 20 Comments

Go Green

Written for Friday Fast Fiction. 100-word photo prompt. Photo by Marie Gail Stratford.   “The one thing I shall be remembered for is the man who demolished Bloomingdales.” Said the … Continue reading

November 8, 2017 · 29 Comments

A Gourmet’s Lament

It is sad to admit I no longer can I dine heavily at unusual hours, filling my stomach with the adolescent pleasure of hot curries and starchy pies – no … Continue reading

November 7, 2017 · 4 Comments

Such a Boring Chore

It is doubtful the owner of my local bakery will be reading this, so I can safely say his baguettes are probably the worst I have ever attempted to swallow. … Continue reading

November 5, 2017 · 5 Comments

Well Worth the Price

Written for Friday Fast Fiction. 100 word photo prompt. Photo by Sarah Anne Hall. – “If you take that scarf off your head and listen, I’ll explain what exactly happened. … Continue reading

November 1, 2017 · 22 Comments

End of the Affair

Written for Friday Fast Fiction. 100-word photo prompt. photo copyright. Roger Bultot.   “Inspiration?” Sneered Farley “You’ve got to be kidding. Mudflats on a cold autumn evening such as tonight … Continue reading

October 25, 2017 · 12 Comments

Lies From Little Acorns Grow

Written for Friday Fast Fiction, 100 word photo prompt. Photo © Sandra Crook. “Look there.!’ exclaimed AK, pointing at the two  letters carved deep in the oak. “I well remember carving … Continue reading

October 18, 2017 · 16 Comments

Too Soon the Little One Flew

Written for Rochelle’s Friday Fast Fiction. 100 word photo prompt. Photo by Douglas M Macilroy. “I never thought the day would come. It is all your own fault Ethel. All … Continue reading

October 11, 2017 · 29 Comments

Sir Thomas, The Great Smog and I.

Sir Thomas Beecham was considered to have been a major influence on British musical life and I never thought differently until I recently read John Lucas’s book, Thomas Beecham: An … Continue reading

October 8, 2017 · 4 Comments
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