School’s Out!

Finally!  Everything in the classroom washed and put away, every staple removed from every board, six weeks of bliss ahead and a mini heat-wave forecast by the Met office. Completely delicious! School is most definitely out for the summer! The children left just after three and then the hardest thing to do was work out … More School’s Out!

The Bus Ride Home

Pam had enjoyed her weekly trip out with her friend Janet.  She lived alone now, and looked forward to her regular meeting with one of her oldest friends.  They usually met on a Saturday afternoon, and caught up on their news and gossip while they went for a bit of a walk through the country … More The Bus Ride Home

It could happen…

She settled into a seat on the train at Clapham Junction and sighed with contentment – blue cloudless sky, the morning to herself and a trip to Hampton Court. Glancing round the carriage, Emma saw a group of German ladies kitted out in a variety of comfy shoes. Listening to their animated chatter, she assumed they too were looking forward to … More It could happen…

The Meeting

One of the simplest pleasures in life is to spend a quiet hour in a coffee shop. I tend to go to the one upstairs in that big department store and have a cappuccino and a Belgian bun. It never gets all that busy, so I usually get my favourite table near the back; that way I don’t … More The Meeting