A year in moments #9 – the story based on a poem

He laid awake, looking to his left. The light was just starting to peek through the curtains. She was facing away from him, sleeping. He watched her shoulder and the curve of her back, just exposed by the covers. She gently turned over to him, her eyelids giving away that she wasn’t yet awake. He watched her face; her beauty. He watched her breathe, the … Continue reading A year in moments #9 – the story based on a poem

A year in people #66 – the project manager

“Where the hell are my clothes?” I thought to myself. I woke up, my head pounding. I opened one eye, and promptly shut it again. Ouch. Uh-oh. That familiar feeling as you realise you’re hungover and you start to piece together what happened before you fell asleep. There was a pub. Drinks. Work colleagues. Definitely some shots. Oh yes, so many shots. Where am I? … Continue reading A year in people #66 – the project manager

A year in people #62 – the guy who ghosted me

Short story. Quite happy being single. But. Met a guy, got on well, swapped details. He messaged daily. Seemed genuinely interested in me and my life. Went on a couple of dates. Seemed to be going OK. Messaging changed. Didn’t stop completely, but you know when you can just tell? “I reckon I’m getting ghosted” I told one of my friends. “Maybe he’s just been … Continue reading A year in people #62 – the guy who ghosted me

A year in people #51 – the guy with the mini

“Hello is that Tara?” said a voice on the phone. “Yep, speaking.” I replied. “This is Jane* from the DVLA.” she said. Oh crap, I thought. What’s happened? What had I done (or not done)? I was sure I’d paid my car tax. “Errr, well, this is all a bit awkward.” she said. Jesus? What the chuff was it? What had I done? “We’ve, err, … Continue reading A year in people #51 – the guy with the mini