A white lace jabot frilled from under his chin and he wore the hilt with patent leather laced pumps.
On the terrace was a white satin swing couch, its canopy edged with white tassels, and here we sat down.
He was very easy and charming and we were surrounded by strong shadows of moonlight, a dark garden beyond where the tops of trees disappeared away down the slopes…
Somewhere in the shadows ahead, a door squealed open and closed but of course, she couldn’t see anyone.
The lights suddenly sprang on, so bright she was temporarily blinded. She raised her hand to shield her eyes and felt a cold hand touch her shoulder…
A little old man had a little black dog, so small that he was called the ‘mouse’. The little black dog loved being very small as it meant he could get into certain places other dogs couldn’t…
Wendy was in the sulks, she was very cross because Daddy had taken Tommy out without her so she decided to play a trick on them both…
Ella-May sat very still, she was too frightened to move. She could hear footsteps getting closer and closer and then someone opened her door…
“Elizabeth, Elizabeth, where are you?” called Dad when he returned late that afternoon. ” Did Elizabeth not go with you ?” asked her mother fear drawing in her eyes. “I have not seen her since breakfast, and I thought you had taken her to school”, replied her Dad…
When Audrey was six years old she was very weak after being ill with glandular fever. The doctor said if she were to grow up strong that she must live at the seaside for a few months. So she was sent to stay with her Aunt by the seaside, but her Aunt had other plans for Audrey…
One sunny morning when Jane was coming back from the shops she saw a £1 coin on the floor. She picked it up – and then remembered something. Her Mum had always said that if you found anything that was not your own, then you should try and find out whose it was. So Jane went to see if anyone was nearby that may have dropped it…
There was once a funny little boy called Richard. He was a lovely boy, always ready to help out, but really he was a bit stupid. Everyone teased him. And that made Richard rather sad. He didn’t want to be just a ‘Joke’…
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Diane had no idea where he had come from. But, whoever he was, he was charming.
He was short, stocky and handsome.
It was a friend who suggested she met him. She had been looking for a while.
She knew that once she met him, she would have to have him.
He was nothing like Jack though, this poodle was very well trained….
Something terrible has happened. I can scarcely bring myself to write the words. I just can’t believe it. I mean who would have thought she would have gone ahead with it.
Her boobs were big enough anyway…….
Time to leave, anchors up !
I sat in the forward lounge with a glass of something congenial in my hand. I’d taken the usual pills to stop me from being sea sick.
The skyline swiveled gradually past the nearest window.
A couple of drinks and hours later I got up to see where we were but all I could see was a car park…
Her watch had stopped so she began to wonder if it was so early after all.
There were people passing and some traffic.
And then she heard a noise, footsteps along the wide entrance hall outside her door.
Her heart was beating fast.
But, the footsteps carried on past her door again.
Did you get my emails?
I hope so, I’d hate to think of those hours in the internet cafe as wasted.
Perhaps the flowers have arrived. I know you got my calls. I would have sent you more, but I’m by no means rich, like you, as I no longer work.
You’re my job now….
I felt the needle go in but this time it felt different.
I am gasping for breath.
My room is full of Doctors and nurses.
I dont want to die ! I try to speak but I cannot.
Someone is telling me things will be alright.
A cannula is fitted and hitched up to a machine.
I took in what I thought was my last breath…