The one that got away

Oh he was gorgeous! Just my type: full of fun, dashing and charming. Oh boy, was he charming! We “met” on a dating site and after two or three weeks of chatting on line, followed by hours talking to each other on the phone, we decided to meet for dinner at...

Remember

Remember when we were kids and used to go and play on that big area of waste land between our school and our estate on the way home from school? Remember how we used to slide about on the ice that formed on the ponds in the depth of winter? We used to pretend we were...

Frozen

It was the night before our anniversary when it all happened. Jenny and I had the most blazing row, over something trivial as usual. What had happened to us over the years? Where had it all gone wrong, and when? Was it my fault, or hers? Who knows? Eventually, in a...

Lost in the Forest

Where we went wrong I don’t know but here we were, lost in the middle of the forest and it was getting late. Why is it that there is never any reception on mobile phones when one needs it? You’d think it would be easy, having a dog with us. Just let her sniff the way...

Rekindled Romance

Sitting on the M25 Janet was wondering why on earth she was doing this, meeting an old flame from her youth. But she knew if she didn’t she would always be wondering if it would have worked out. She and John had been in love in the sixties. It had been a...

A Misty Walk

A Vignette(less than 150 words)My evening dog walk looked like it would be a pleasant stroll through the woods, just listening to birdsong. There was no-one about. A mist was gradually descending but the last vestiges of weak sunshine were still flickering through the...