Go Seek…

Go Seek…

By the time she reached her blue Ford Kuga, having maintained a three-year-old’s walking speed, Maeve was beginning to question her earlier decision of parking so far from the health centre. She pushed down on the buggy break with her foot. “Maria hold onto...
Fairy Tale Endings

Fairy Tale Endings

There he is. As she sat on the bench she watched him striding across the park, confidence personified. God, she still got butterflies when she saw him, even after all these years. Her mind drifted back over those years, back to the summer after primary school, when...
3 Ways To Die

3 Ways To Die

There are 3 ways to die. To shuffle gently off this mortal coil, to jump or to be pushed. She knew which one she would have chosen. But that option had been snatched from her. And the injustice of it sat bitterly in her mouth. What she had done was wrong, she knew...
Saturday Afternoon

Saturday Afternoon

It was Saturday afternoon, and Saturday afternoons were little George’s favourite time of the week. Dad was watching the football, George had pretended to watch with him and had tried to understand. He had ‘helped’ mum make the picnic and pack the...
Coffee House Convo’s

Coffee House Convo’s

“Morning girl, how are you?” “Yeah not too bad, same old ding dong. Got the morning rush out of the way. As much as I love my family, I also love waving them off on a Monday morning. Having a child free coffee is bliss. How was your weekend?” “It was good, pretty...
The Pink Umbrella: Part 2

The Pink Umbrella: Part 2

She dropped to the ground as every horrendous emotion ripped through her body. Devastation, heartbreak, sadness; the impact was so fierce her cries were heard by a neighbour. There she was on her knees, sobbing uncontrollably, holding something in her arms and hugging...