IN A ROUNDABOUT WAY

'We've been here before,' she said. She didn't just meant the roundabout they were passing for the fifth time. They were hopelessly lost. He promised each time that he would change. This time she needed to take a new direction. She needed to get off this emotional merry-go-round for good. 'We've tried every exit,' she … Continue reading IN A ROUNDABOUT WAY

FLAMES OF DESIRE

She wanted to be faithful. But she couldn't ignore the feelings rising inside her. Her senses heightening. That familiar yearning. She felt the moistness on her lips, her tongue gently lingering around her mouth. The anticipation of that new rush of excitement, the new smell, the sweet new taste, the forbidden textures. He had forgiven … Continue reading FLAMES OF DESIRE

LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP

'Harold, are you listening?' 'Hmm, oh, sorry. I drifted off there.' 'Sandra was just saying that you seem distant sometimes.' 'Distant? No, not at all. I wouldn't say that.' He  pulled himself up straight on the uncomfortable chair and gave Sandra an encouraging smile. It was met with an icy cold stare. He tried to … Continue reading LONG DISTANCE RELATIONSHIP

THE PRICE OF TREASON

A beautiful day in the Old Town, or what remained of it. The buildings that had stood for centuries were now reduced to rubble. As Farouk walked through the cluttered streets there were signs of life re-emerging. Children's voices could be heard. Groups of people gathered and gossiped as they had done before the war. … Continue reading THE PRICE OF TREASON