Uma still isn’t sure about the coven, but cheap dim-sum, ley lines, and cash in hand are three things that are hard to argue with for a young woman. She takes a few evening shifts when they‘re going, but tries to avoid the drama associated with her co-workers.
Ian Green is a writer from Northern Scotland, based in London.
His work can be heard on The Wireless Reader literary podcast and features in the short story anthologies 'Broken Worlds' by Almond Press, 'Transportation: Islands & Cities' by Transportation press, 'Scaremongrel' by The Pigeonhole, and the 'Open Pen Anthology' by Open Pen.
His story 'Audiophile' was a winner of the BBC Opening Lines competition 2014 and was broadcast on BBC Radio 4.
The Western cemetery at Highgate is a verdant mess. Abandoned to the elements for decades, the ornate tombs and grave markers of the long dead are subsumed by green and brown, branch and vine and thorn...
Halfway to Highgate, the abandoned railway line cuts through the high ground of Crouch End and is suddenly a valley cosseted on all sides by towering trees- their upmost branches reach across the path to each other and tenderly caress...