February 21, 2019

In the wind

“Where are you?” “The roads are blocked, we can’t get there.” “Is everything OK? Are you OK?” He’s pulled away from the group, talking in a […]
February 4, 2018

First Day

Everything is ready. I packed my bag last night and laid out my uniform like mum suggested I do. Everything is stiff and new, unfamiliar, the […]
February 12, 2016

That’s My Girl

You and I fell in love, didn’t we, in that private little room, just the two of us, gazing into each other’s eyes. Your hands were […]
January 21, 2016

The Simple Things

Rain on a tin roof, chilled wine on a hot day, the crackle and spit of an open fire. The feel of the breeze on my […]
October 28, 2015

Rat Race

Alarm clock and noise blaring pre-dawn for a wake-up call. Get up, face the day. Move, shower, dress, feed the dog and don’t forget yourself. Pack […]
June 7, 2015

Living the high life

I walk barefoot from the bedroom to the kitchen, crumbs collecting under my feet as I go. Ouch! That one hurt. It was either a viciously […]