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

IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS TODAY

He straightened from examining his ancient car engine as she approached. 'Evening, ma'am. Can I help you?' 'I'm a little lost. Is the road to Ashville around here?' 'Sure is, you're standing on it. You just follow it straight on ahead.' Hilda looked perplexedly at the thick, untrammelled forest. 'When you get to town tell … Continue reading IF YOU GO DOWN TO THE WOODS TODAY

AS EASY AS RIDING A BIKE

Another one shot passed me, hunched over his handle bars, dressed in garish tight lycra. I could feel the disdain directed towards me s he accelerated away. Think of the positives: the fresh air; the exercise; helping the environment; saving money on petrol; avoiding the traffic congestion. It all started with the building of a … Continue reading AS EASY AS RIDING A BIKE