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

Monthly Archives: October, 2017

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

A Welcome Guest

Written for Friday Fast Fiction, 100 word photo prompt. “It’s because of the trial, you see sir. There will be difficulties getting ashore. The islanders won’t welcome visitors at times … Continue reading

October 5, 2017 · 12 Comments

No Breakfast with Tiffany

I had just seen David Attenborough off at the airport – as one does – and was in a hurry to meet Audrey Hepburn, when I bumped into Fast Eddie. … Continue reading

October 1, 2017 · 14 Comments
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