Must get that loose top step fixed, she thought, as she walked up to her front door. As always she had to force the key in. Must get that lock seen to by a locksmith before it jams completely. She pushed the door open, seeing the boarded up diamond of mint-green. Must get that piece … Continue reading THE TO-DO LIST
The television crew followed them through the narrow hallway and into the small lounge. 'Welcome to my humble abode,' Maggie opened her arms with a winning smile. The camera caught the look of disgust on Lady Carrington's face as she surveyed the room. Ashtrays filled with cigarette stubs, used tissues and dirty plates littered every … Continue reading REALITY TV
Fred Casey looked over the Columbus Circle intersection at the Trump International Hotel. Shuffling his feet to generate some warmth against the autumnal chill, he finished his coffee before heading inside. As he walked through the entrance he saw Sam Jones running across the reception, almost colliding with unaware workers. 'What's happening?' he shouted. 'Another … Continue reading ANOTHER DAY AT CABLE NEWS NETWORK
‘The Ace of Spades is death. What does the Queen of Spades represent then?’ Pedersen asked. He was driving Sand back to Oslo. They were following the ambulance that was carrying Gabi. She had suffered a bullet wound to her shoulder but it was a clean wound, straight through. There would be some physio to … Continue reading Q IS FOR QUEEN
Lights flashed, music blared. 'Julie is thirty-five, works in a shop and has a second job as a waitress. She doesn't have the time to meet Mr. Right. Will she find him tonight? Let's start The Tunnel of Love!' The audience bayed along. Lights dimmed, tension music. Julie took two tentative steps along the curved tunnel. Loud claxon, red lights. The … Continue reading THAT’S ENTERTAINMENT!