Downshire Diary – (45) Misconception (Part 02)

But apart from being a contract cleaner Dave Maslen was also a first class flirt, and his skin head was often his way in, because it was obviously not shaven, so inquisitive girls often asked him how he lost his hair and when they did he knew he was in with a chance so he really enjoyed flirting.

Yvonne Makin’s House of Fun – (24) The Mismanagement Couple (Part 03)

Yvonne Makin had called a staff meeting which was to take place in the main conference room, so bright and early one morning he opened his office door to make his way there and found on the other side of it was the familiar face of his Head of Housekeeping

Downshire Diary – (45) Misconception (Part 01)

The Finchbottom Vale, which was nestled comfortably between the Ancient Dancingdean Forest to the south and the rolling Pepperstock Hills in the north, is those who are lucky enough to live there, thought of as the rose between two thorns.


I really like to smooch With my hoochie cooch

Yvonne Makin’s House of Fun – (24) The Mismanagement Couple (Part 02)

Alan had noticed her among the group of staff, dressed in her official uniform of a blue skirt and jacket with a crisp white blouse. She was five foot eight with short black hair, in a pixie cut, mesmerizing green eyes and a very decent figure and very acceptable legs.

Tales from the Finchbottom Vale – (45) What Becomes of the Broken Hearted (Part 10)

The day after Karen had given herself permission to get on with her life she was once again on the train from Purplemere to Finchbottom and once she had disembarked she hurried off the platform and out through the barriers and took the first cab on the rank and was quickly heading towards the Reel Times building.

Yvonne Makin’s House of Fun – (24) The Mismanagement Couple (Part 01)

Yvonne Makin closed the traditional loss making Spa Hotel in Pangmere and opened the House of Fun, where spa treatments like Raki and Reflexology were replaced by a more exotic menu for those inclined more towards restraints, punishments and the more unusual pleasures.


Mosaic perceptions Same chain of events. The day is kaleidoscopic Bonfire, rainbow coloured robes! A wedding celebration. Dancing Hennaed hands; A...

Tales from the Finchbottom Vale – (45) What Becomes of the Broken Hearted (Part 09)

As Karen pushed open the door of the Directors Arms she saw a young woman talking to Jed, she had jet black curly hair and she estimated she was mid...

Choice Tales from the Vale – (270) More Brotherly Lust

It was 1.00pm by the time Dave Collingridge got to his Brother Mick’s house. They both lived in Middle Gracewood, a stone’s throw from Finchbottom. Mick was almost 40 and was a successful Architect while Fireman Dave was 5 years younger, the same age as Micks wife Diane.