Antonia and Laird Meet

Getty Images) It was raining so, they arranged to meet downstairs in the lobby of the building where Laird and Martina lived instead of in Green Park. He had tried to discourage Antonia from coming and suggested meeting another time but, she insisted. So, he decided that he might as well get it over and …

Antonia’s Telephone Call

Martina had just put the baby down for her nap after breastfeeding and burping her. She was in the kitchen to get a bottle of non-alcoholic wine and glasses. Laird and she were going to spend at least an hour in the jacuzzi, something they hadn't done since she had the baby. And afterwards, they …

The Past, Present & Future

"So, are you nervous?" Melania asked Tanner. They were at his place. She was lying on the rug with her head propped up by her hand. In the background soft music played. It was Friday evening. She was spending the weekend with him. "Nervous about what?" "The wedding. It's two weeks away." "No, I'm not …

Mr. Pendlebury’s Announcement

"What's the matter, Dad?" Antonia asked Mr. Pendlebury. "Nothing's the matter," was his evasive reply. Truth be told, he was concerned about how she would take the news about his engagement to her Aunt Margery. He had been putting it off for a while but he had to tell her sooner or later. And, he …

Christmas Plans

"I can't believe that Christmas is just around the corner," Kira said to Joel who had just come home from the office. "I haven't even bought Christmas cards or made a list of presents that I'm going to get or what to prepare for Christmas dinner. I'm getting tired just thinking about all the things …

Finally…

Image by Muhammad-taha Ibrahim Naomi sat there, beaming. Finally, after trying for a long time, Yasir and she were going to have a child. They had been married for ten years and had tried and tried to start a family but were unsuccessful. He wasn't the problem and she feared that she was barren like …

The Birthday Card

It was getting cold. Soon, there would be snow. Christmas was just around the corner. It would be the first Christmas she would be celebrating with Rehoboam since he had moved to London and the first one she wouldn't be spending with her parents. Ever since Rehoboam and she told the family about their relationship …

Adaeze Calls Merrick

A week had passed since she said goodbye to Aamin at Heathrow. During that time, she hadn't been able to stop thinking about Merrick until finally, she decided she would call him that morning or go completely out of her mind. She rushed into the bedroom, dug her hand bag out of the closet, retrieved …

Meeting Nata

Nata was sitting in the restaurant, waiting for Micah. He had asked her to have lunch with his uncle and him. "I hope you don't mind," he told her. "He's a Christian like you and very much into missionary work like Daniel." "No, I don't mind. I'd like to meet him." "Good. We'll meet you …

Saying Goodbye

"I guess this really is goodbye," Aamin said to Adaeze. They were at Heathrow. He was on his way to Dubai. This was the last time they were going to see each other. Adaeze nodded. "Yes." She was overcome with sadness. "I wish things didn't have to end like this." "I know." "So, I can't …

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