Category Global Short Stories

Halloween on Ice by Deanna Fenton

It was Halloween and ghosts, goblins, dragons and other assorted fantastical creations were scurrying up and down the corridors adjusting buttons, zips and dry ice.  Dry ice?  Yes, dry ice billowing out of a dragon’s pointy tail, trailing my friend and colleague down the dormitory hallway on her way to the annual Halloween Ball at […]

The Fohn Wind by Sas Ryan

The train was running exactly to time. Emma liked it that everything was so efficient in Germany, not like back home in London. She hadn’t wanted to come, though. She had to keep reminding herself that the six-month work placement was for the benefit of her career in the future. Her reward would be an […]

Canada the beautiful by Ari Strauch

Canada the beautiful  As a native of the New York City area I found myself never able to stay in one place for too long and thus was born my passion for travel. However, of all the exotic places throughout the world that I have been, never did I expect for my favorite travel destination […]

Global Short Stories – On The Road To Mott, North Dakota by Diane Cacciato

Several years ago my husband, my daughter and I did a road trip from Vancouver Island to Ottawa to visit family. We made the decision to drive back to the west coast through the States, a drive that I had never done.  It was a pleasant drive for the most part, until we reached South […]

Wide Sardinian Smiles

The smiles are wide here.  They are full of hope and filled with laughter.  This, I learned at a traditional Sardinian family gathering.  There were twenty-one Sards, one Italian and one Canadian at this festival held a few mountains over from ours.  From the moment we entered the door with our ‘permesso,’ the radiant smiles never […]

The crazy bat house of Sardinia

Two months ago a bat entered the house and has taken residence ever since. She swoops, squeaks and flies circles around our heads, nightly. She came crashing down while we were having a dinner party, much to the amusement of our party guests, I’m sure! My husband quickly picked her up with a tea towel […]

Global Short Stories – Seeking Guest Posts

Why did I decide to start a new blog? The answer is easy – the short stories I have written and published on My Sardinian Life are not getting the traffic nor readership I had hoped for. People come to My Sardinian Life to read about Sardinia – not my adventures in Brazil, Australia or Greece, with that in […]