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...
Good Morning? Part 3

Good Morning? Part 3

As he closes the door behind him and starts down the hill towards home, his mind turns to the excuses he will try to use for being late. Which excuse did he use the last time? Damn, he’d have to keep better track of that. He always felt the same twinge of guilt on...
Coffee Cake

Coffee Cake

Sophie sat with her legs swinging over the edge of her chair, watching her Grandmother carefully as she moved about the kitchen. Grandma was a big lady, for a lady, Sophie thought. She was tall and broad – taller than Grandpa. She pictured the photograph in the...
The Night Before

The Night Before

His lips were nibbling my neck. Usually I was quite ticklish there but this was heaven. He grabbed my waist and shoved me against him. All of him. Oh my God, I was going to pass out! The sensation was too much, I was literally a quivering block of jelly in...
The Van & The Teapot

The Van & The Teapot

During my childhood Summers in the 80’s, two things were guaranteed; – long, hot, sunny days spent playing with my sisters – the arrival of ‘The Van’ ‘The Van’ was the name we gave the caravan hired by my parents for two weeks each...