SOLUS

The vista looks grim this morning. A grey, brooding doldrum. Without you, there is no sun-kissed upland. No blissful smile. I turn away. The chore of life weighs heavy. Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt, hosted by SammiScribbles. This week’s prompt was: Vista. Click on the link to read more stories by other writers. For those who … Continue reading SOLUS

AFTER THE FIRST DATE

How long before making the call? The next day - too desperate? Two days - too aloof? A week - too late? Always the same conundrum. Not this time. The following evening. Perfect. He dialled. 'The number you have dialled has not been recognised.' Written for the Weekend Writing Prompt, hosted by SammiScribbles. This week’s prompt … Continue reading AFTER THE FIRST DATE

SEXUAL PREFERENCE

'Do you have a preference?' 'About what?' 'Sex.' 'Huh?' Arthur turned from the game on the television and looked at her. 'That got your attention. Christmas dinner, turkey or duck?' Arthur turned back to the game. 'Whatever.' 'Fine.' It would be nice if he took an interest, but she didn't need him to. Her weekly … Continue reading SEXUAL PREFERENCE