Wahay! I won the On the Premises mini contest for stories of 10 – 20 words. My entry should be on their website by Monday.

My son was saying that this was good, but obviously it didn’t make me a VIP. We agreed that I’m now a SIP – a slightly important person. Or even a SIM – slightly important mother.

It’s not exactly the Booker Prize, but something about the words “First Prize” has got me puffing my chest out and grinning like a crocodile.

Posted by sheila

Sheila came to La Palma with a six month contract and has stayed 24 years so far. She used to work as a software engineer at the observatory, but now she's a writer and Starlight guide.

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