A year in people #91 – Rich C

Me and Rich used to work together in Lincoln, although not that closely. Our interactions would be mainly light chit chat and a few laughs when I'd head over to the 'other side' (we had two offices, one on either side of the building) to mill about and catch up with people. So I didn't … Continue reading A year in people #91 – Rich C

A year in people #90 – Mum

"Do you fancy a day out Mum? Just the two of us? Let's go do something." She looked suspicious; it wasn't something we often did. "Maybe a walk around Clumber Park?" I picked her up in the car, and as I drove I chattered away about nothing but I had a knot in my stomach. … Continue reading A year in people #90 – Mum

A year in people #89 – the child(ren) I’ll [probably] never have

It's not that I don't want children, but I don't not want them either. I'm indifferent. When I was younger, I remember saying that I'd be married and having kids when I was 25. At 10, or whatever age it was, 25 seemed a long way off. I was sure I'd be adult enough then. … Continue reading A year in people #89 – the child(ren) I’ll [probably] never have

A year in people #88 – the aura reader

It was hot, dusty and noisy. Tuks tuks motored past, children ran past me laughing, animals wandered freely and horns blared constantly. I was in Delhi, browsing a stall selling scarves on one of the main streets looking like something straight out of Eay, Pray, Love. Baggy trousers, tanned skin, wrist full of cotton bracelets … Continue reading A year in people #88 – the aura reader

A year in people #87 – a dick

Years ago Meet guy at work Both attracted to each other from the get go Hang out a lot Great chat Lots of messages Become friends Go out, spend the night together He stops messaging Stops chatting at work I raise it. Is there an issue? No, I've just been busy Right mate. It was … Continue reading A year in people #87 – a dick

A year in people #86 – the person who wasn’t there

I met my ex-husband when I was 17 years old and went straight from living with my parents to moving in with him a few years later (I never went to university or lived with friends). Fast forward 13 years and a bit years to a few months after we separated, and I had to … Continue reading A year in people #86 – the person who wasn’t there

A year in people #85 – Nick J

Nick was a student who came to work in the University of Lincoln IT department in his second year, I was an IT Project Manager with a decent amount of working years behind me. He was jam packed full of fresh, incredible ideas with free reign to play; I was the sensible, boring person who … Continue reading A year in people #85 – Nick J