Winning entry in the 6 to 10 years category. It was early in the morning on a school day, when suddenly my mum turned on the tv and said ‘watch the news, it is very important’’. My brother and I […]
A Volatile World – by Anna Triesman
Winning entry in the 11 to 18 years category. My parents always said the world was a volatile, unpredictable place, but until today I never understood what they meant. I mean, I looked it up in the dictionary and all […]
Lucky Me – by Catriona Brokenshire
Winning entry in the 23 years or older category. It’s my birthday today. I can’t remember how old I am, and there is no-one here I can ask. I look in the mirror, and see two quizzical blue eyes looking […]
What’s Your Story?
By Xandra Bingley. It was a thrill to be a judge of the short story competition created by On The Hill. Along with judges Valerie St Johnston and David Goodman, we read sixty-nine entries from all different ages, which really revealed […]