Drama

twelve-noon-eight

In the early hours, a ghostly presence in a billowing black dress with sleeves gathered at the cuff, Sarah pushed heavy furniture aside and hoovered...

Mother 1

My name is Eunice, and I am an adopted child. I still say child and yet I am an adult. I'm on a plane now. I am going to visit my real or natural...

Not Everybody's Going Home

Serena leaned over the fountain and gathered two candles, one for her and one for Brooke. She pulled out a lighter from her pocket. “Meet Lady Luck...
Cherry

twelve-noon-seven

After Sarah used the toilet and flushed, she put the toilet seat down, and washed her hands and doused her face in cold water. No soap. No towel. She...
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Cherry

twelve-noon-six

Paddy stood outside the church, he’d found it almost impossible to get a parking space and had circled for fifteen minutes before parking on a corner...

First Impressions

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First Impressions Greece, land of the early dusk, before our plane arrives in Corfu. Coming from Britain, clocks two hours forwards; It seems an...
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Story of the week

twelve-noon-five

Sarah pushed open the door to the living room. A fan heater threw up a little hot air and re-circulated the stink of cigarettes booze and the acrid...
Cherry

twelve-noon-four

Paddy came spruced up and fully dressed, out of the shower, and dropped the wet towel on the bed. He adjusted his tie and polished his shoes by...
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twelve-noon-three

‘You mind if I smoke?’ Paddy rested his back against the headboard. He’d woken early, hadn’t really slept, had thought of sneaking away, but then...
Cherry

twelve-noon-two

Two things pissed Marie off, getting phone calls in the middle of the night and life in general. What made it worse was she’d been in a deep sleep,...
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