Once upon a time, when stories still began with ‘once upon a time’, my mother told me of a lady who set out looking for gold for a husband, and then she ended up missing the silver lining in the one guy who truly loved her. Now I remember that story every time I lay … Continue reading IT’s A LOVE STORY (Part 4).
(towards a simple mind)
Spherical box of round lines,
Eclectic content of psychological mix.
Hearts of infrequent frequency,
And acts of unintentional intents.
She could tell as soon as she looked at him; one glance at her and he knew she could tell. Maybe it was because he couldn’t hold her gaze like before. Or maybe it was just that powerful intuition he knew she had; the kind that left no room for doubt. Standing there outside the … Continue reading Sauce For The Goose
Over the next few months, Taribo and Julie continued to see each other. They had both agreed that it would be a good idea for them to start off as friends, and to see how things developed. And the more Taribo saw of Julie, the more he liked her. He sometimes met her at the … Continue reading First Impressions (2)
Taribo repeatedly scanned the restaurant for Julie, hoping that she would be on time. There was nothing he hated more than people who had no concept of punctuality – that was why he had arrived a full fifteen minutes before the time that they had agreed on the phone. In between scans, he thought about the … Continue reading First Impressions (1)
Joy stood looking at Ade in irritation, as he sat slumped in front of the television flicking through channels. “How can you just sit down there staring into space? For heaven’s sake, it’s the weekend – this is when you should be out and about, enjoying life in town!” Ade turned a lazy eye towards … Continue reading Out Shopping
Abu paced up and down the living room, thinking again about how he was going to confront his wife about the matter on his mind. He had been putting it off for a while, but the repeated jests of his friends were beginning to wear thin, and he decided that now was the time to … Continue reading The Boss