There you go; so often we (er, me) complicate things unnecessarily instead of listening to that stimulus voice. The simple premises are often the most effective. Certainly in flash fiction. Perfect rendering there, Perp.The idea for my story was fairly simple. On a quick glance, on a small screen the picture looked a bit like a small animal on a twig. Obviously I realised it was nothing of the sort, but it left the impression of something crumbling away.