MY HUSBAND AND HIS LOVER

'That's the trouble with these old stone houses. They're built like forts, to keep the enemy out. But once the enemy is within, it means it's difficult to escape. Little slits instead of windows, only one door. You know, they used to tax homeowners based on the number of windows in their house, so everyone … Continue reading MY HUSBAND AND HIS LOVER

RESTLESS SPIRIT

Tap, tap, tap. Dr.  Henry Folkestone watched as Abubakar put down his instruments and looked back at the expedition leader. Together the put their shoulders against the huge rectangular boulder and heaved. Gradually the ancient stone moved, the sandstone scraped along the floor. Dust and dirt swirled in the fetid air. This was the moment Henry … Continue reading RESTLESS SPIRIT