Tag Archives: Romance

True Romance

“I don’t believe it,” said Melanie Mills, staring at her friend. “Are you sure it’s the same guy? The guy from last night, he of unparalleled parallel parking skills, he of astonishingly good looks.” Beth gulped down another mouthful of … Continue reading

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Romance, doomed.

Our eyes met across the crowded room. Later, at the dinner table, I saw she was seated two places from me. I turned and said, “Hello.” Afterwards we chanced to meet in the orangery. “It must be fate,” I said. … Continue reading

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Day 4: A proposal is rejected

The church is booked, the caterers signed up, and the florist is standing by. All I need now is someone to love me, someone to say, Oh aye. I’ve been lonely a long, long time, for far too many a … Continue reading

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A fable: how the Bull’s Head lost a regular customer

He usually sat at a table outside the Bull’s Head slowly sipping his post pub-lunch third pint of the landlord’s best. It was a good spot. Carefully selected. It was on the route that the young mums would walk to collect … Continue reading

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