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...
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...
The Pink Umbrella

The Pink Umbrella

She stood still in the window, afraid to move in case she looked back. So independent; she insisted on taking the journey alone. She was getting older, but it was not easy to let go. She watched the little pink umbrella bob up and down in the little girl’s...
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...