Judged by Amanda Saint, author and founder of award-winning publisher, Retreat West Books.
The challenge was “to write a fabulous, 100-word story inspired by the beautiful photograph on the left”.
‘There were lovely details in this story of ageing and growing into understanding. Such a vivid picture painted of the grandmother in that first line.
It left me wondering about what the glasses enabled the narrator to see and why the glasses were handed down the family line.
This story is not as straightforward as it initially appears and left me with more questions than it answered.’