|'Clouds Roll Over The Valley' by Peter Isherwood|
The next Flash Fiction in the sequence has been published by the lovely people over at Imaginalis!
This story references a famous quote by John Wyndham, from his 1951 novel 'The Day of the Triffids': 'And we danced, on the brink of an unknown future, to an echo from a vanished past.'
I'd been wanting to pay homage to Wyndham for a while - you can't really write about aggressive botany without including some kind of Triffid quote! The 80s BBC adaptation of the book which I watched as a child still haunts me to this day...
These flash stories all precede my (as yet unpublished) novel: Machine Songs (working title). If you want to read them in order, check out the separate page at the head of the blog entitled: 'The Machine Sequence.'