A friend of mine defined success as: “having a warm, clean, dry towel when I step out of the shower”. It sounds funny but it made sense; running that heating means running that bill and as students ain’t nobody got time for being broke and staying broke. (Can I get an Amen?) It got me … Continue reading Are You Successful?
I used believe in heroes. In my worst moments I had these niggling ideas that there was someone. I had no idea who or how but somehow, one day, when I was again face to face with my tired reflection; in that pitiful state where I search and scan for anything, any reason to raise … Continue reading The Crocodile’s Tears
She locked the remainder of her tears in her throat and swallowed them whole. After washing her sore eyes she blinked hard a few times and forced herself to meet her own vacant expression and stony stare. She had been here a while; it had taken the while for her to face her own reflection … Continue reading Insert Title
She stared longingly out of her bedroom window, watching the familiar figure shrink into the distance. She sighed deeply with a lingering disappointment. Resting her elbows on the high windows sill, chin in hands, she searched her mind for a source of consolation. There was always something, whether great or small. At least, that was … Continue reading Hope
She was sitting next to the telephone when it rang. In her silent defiance she left. She knew who would be calling and her short, taunted temper was not inclined to let loose. Instead she stared at it, knowingly. She could only picture the caller. Phone pressed against his face with its impatient and sorrowful … Continue reading Forgiver and the Forgivee
I had been awake a while before Michael woke up, just lying there on my side, thinking. He snuggled up behind me and put his arm around my waist. I held the back of his hand, running my fingers between his and twiddling his ring. He kissed my neck a few times, then rested the … Continue reading Autonomous
5 Reasons why I ❤ giffgaff (in no particular order): ❤ 1 - Half way between contract and pay as you go it feels like the best of both worlds. I'm not racking up an ugly bill and I'm not thinking about running out of credit at the worst moment possible. (Like being stuck on … Continue reading Giffgaff