“We are very sorry you had to see that, Mr. Davies.” Paul prided himself on control but couldn’t quite keep the glint of rage from his eyes as he replied. “It is not me that you should be apologising to. Had I known what this procedure entailed, I never would have brought Celia here.” … Continue reading Transformation
Sarah's story began here Sarah sank back into the sofa and marvelled at the transformation her apartment had undergone. Scarcely two days ago the floor had been all but buried and her current perch had been obscured by an imposing double mattress. Now, the bed had been reassembled, the sawdust and stray screws rounded … Continue reading Intensive Coursework: Too Much, Too Soon
Today’s message is specifically for my fellow Irish readers, though I hope many outside this island share these sentiments. This Friday 22 May, Ireland will vote on the issue of homosexual marriage. This issue has been close to my heart for as long as I can remember, and I am very happy to … Continue reading Yes Equality
I like lots of fluffy things when I sleep- plenty of pillows and duvets that I can pile up and nest in for the night. Sometimes I find odd things in the mix (or don't find. . . has anyone seen my phone?). I have to say, though, I've never woken up face to face … Continue reading Strange Bedfellows
Sister Therese was introduced here Therese tore her gaze from the endless blue sky and the freedom it represented. That freedom would be hers, but not quite yet. She wiped her hands on her grey robe and quickly returned to her work, lest any of the Enlightened sisters take her to task for daydreaming. She … Continue reading Freedom
. . . are not always visible, though when they are it is something truly beautiful.
It seems I'm repeating authors already, but Sue deserves another mention for this one. Journey to Love is as captivating as any of Sue's fiction, and plays into her well-developed and truly enjoyable theme of a young British woman who chooses to enter an intimate, rural American community with a strong local tradition of loving … Continue reading Book of the Month: Journey to Love by Susan Thomas