One of my friends lives in a double storey house on a busy street in Johannesburg. One of the things I love about her house is the door on the upper level that leads onto open air outside.
From the inside, that door is always locked because my friend has small children. On the outside, the door is red and looks just bizarre enough to kickstart the imagination.
I’ve thought about opening that door and stepping through, into a parallel world or something resembling a Neil Gaiman novel. In fact, now that I’m thinking about it, it may just serve as inspiration for a fun story writing exercise… To be continued!