The Return

The Return

The Return: A Tale of Draco The Dragon By Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his seventh birthday. Come out here. The sun hasn’t long gone down and the wood is still warm. That smell? It’s a woodfire. Someone is burning something. Hold my hand and…gosh…your hands are so...
The Return

Box

Box: A Tale of Draco The DragonBy Neil Beynon For Ziggy on his sixth birthday. Sit down. No, here on the grass, next to me. Don’t get too close to the cliff edge. We’re in the darkest part of the night and I don’t want you to fall. You’re right. A moonlit night would...
The Return

Dragon Star

As promised, having raised more than £500 for SANDS in August, the audio version of Dragonstar is embedded below. Dragon Star is the story I wrote in the week after we lost our son, scribbled in a notebook, sat at my mother-in-laws and trying to chain the grief in the...

Storm

For Ziggy on his birthday. Storm By Neil Beynon There is a place so far away that if you travelled to the coldest edges of our universe, where up is no longer up and down is no longer down, you could not reach it and yet, if you walk along a beach and listen for the...