Much to Learn: A Night to Remember

With thanks to Paolo of Wholebean and I Sarah and Mark's Story began here They sat nibbling bits of toast and leftover pizza, as though this were a perfectly uneventful, if late, night. Mark had whistled as he prepared tea and coffee, a light and happy tune that chased away the flickering shadows and deep solemnity … Continue reading Much to Learn: A Night to Remember

Much to Learn: Second Initiation

With thanks to Paolo of Wholebean and I Sarah and Mark's Story began here “Feck it,” Saah cursed as she undid her tie before attempting the knot for the seventeenth time. “I know how to do this,” she reassured herself. And she did; she had prided herself on mastering this decidedly masculine skill. She had not, … Continue reading Much to Learn: Second Initiation

Much to Learn: Brave New World

With thanks to Paolo of Wholebean and I Sarah and Mark's Story began here “Before Enlightenment chop wood, carry water. After Enlightenment chop wood, carry water.” Slowly, her awareness returned to the room. The television was still prattling on, now discussing the first expedition to the summit of Mount Everest. Fitting again, Sarah thought. How had … Continue reading Much to Learn: Brave New World

Much to Learn: Best Laid Plans

With thanks to Paolo of Wholebean and I Sarah and Mark's Story began here Six weeks. She was supposed to have six weeks to prepare herself for this encounter. Although Sarah had initially been disappointed that between Mark’s schedule and hers there was no earlier date available for the two of them to get together, she … Continue reading Much to Learn: Best Laid Plans

Much to Learn: The Taste of Him

With thanks to Paolo of Wholebean and I As Sarah approached the pub, she marvelled at her complete lack of panic. This was her third try, her third attempt to meet someone who might. . . . Although she wasn’t panicked, she still wasn’t able to complete that particular thought. Besides, she wasn’t even sure if … Continue reading Much to Learn: The Taste of Him