Tag Archives: Romance

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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