“Maybe there is a beast……maybe it’s only us.”

“Maybe there is a beast……maybe it’s only us.”

A ghostly tale for Halloween…..has our beloved Grassy Island been inhabited by evil spirits?

Treks Trails & Tales

…….Lord of the Flies William Golding

I opened my eyes and felt restless, needed to go exploring. The wind was blowing from the southwest but was high, which made it a little tricky to land the boat on some of my favourite islands. I decided that I wanted to explore a favourite childhood haunt, Grassy Island and my husband headed the boat in that direction.

IMG_6962A loud cry…. “Humans are coming!”

“He began to dance and his laughter became a bloodthirsty snarling.”  William Golding


“Fear can’t hurt you any more than a dream. There aren’t any beasts to be afraid of on this island….Serve you right if something did get you, you useless lot of cry-babies!”  Lord of the Flies William Golding

Kill the beast! Cut his throat! Spill his blood!”  William Golding

There were no words, and no movements but the tearing…

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