Trishan Goes to Rehema

It was Saturday afternoon and I was on my way to see Rehema who returned from Nairobi yesterday evening. I couldn't wait to see her. I have been looking forward to it all week. A week had passed since I broke up with Sarika. I had called my aunt Savitri and told her about it. …

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Sarika Tries to Make Trishan Jealous

"So, how was the dinner party?" Trishan asked Sarika. It was Saturday. He wasn't spending the day with his aunt Savitri because she was spending the weekend with a friend in Manchester. Disappointed, he had called Sarika and she invited him to come over. "It was fine. Saavi was sorry that you couldn't go." "If …

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Losing a Child & Finding Love

Michaela was a student of Tamal Laghari's. She was a very bright girl who had many friends. When she died from an acute asthma attack, he was devastated. He went to the funeral where he met her mother. She was an attractive woman and a widow in her late thirties. Her husband died when Michaela …

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Kira Visits Melania

Melania was lying in bed, thinking about the hurt expression on Tanner's face when she told him that they couldn't see each other any more and poor Matt who was devastated when she told him that she was still in love with Tanner. What a total mess her life had become. She had said goodbye …

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Out With the Old & In With the New

"So, is it really over between Bryce and you?" Terah asked Mariah. "It's been over a long time ago. He was a player. We've been together for three years and all that time he was cheating on me. I finally decided that I'd had enough and dump his hide." "I'm glad you ended your relationship …

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Ruth Spies on Dushan

Ruth walked slowly, careful not to let Dushan see her. She had followed him from his flat as he walked to where he was now. He stood there as if waiting for someone. Her heart ached as her eyes traveled over him. Why couldn't she be the one he was waiting for? Why couldn't they …

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Breaking Up With Mandy

I was on my way to see Mandy. I wasn't looking forward to the reason why I called and asked her to meet me but it was something I had to do. I had been putting it off for weeks now. I couldn't continue to be in a relationship with her when I wanted to …

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Lunch With Curtis

"So, how are things between you and Curtis?" Marsha asked Jodie. Jodie turned to look at her, a slight smile on her face. "They're going well," she replied. "I'm having lunch with him in an hour." "Good. I'm happy to hear that. I was beginning to think that another year would go by and you …

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The Cold Shoulder

It was Friday evening and outside the sun was setting. He was sitting on the sofa and the phone was beside him on speaker. He had decided to call this time instead of doing the usual ZOOM call. Usually, his mother answered the phone but this time, his father did. "Hi, Dad." "Hi, Jason." "How …

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A Beautiful Mess

Photo by Ted Strutz He had gotten himself in a beautiful mess.  Engaged to one woman and in love with another.  It had been weeks since Leticia came to his office to confront him after someone had told her about the engagement.  She had asked him why he was marrying Camilla if he didn’t love …

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