Church, Lunch & No to Marriage

"Are you happy that I came to church with you today?" Trishan asked his Aunt Savitri. "Of course!" "It's a nice church and the people are very friendly." "Yes. It's like my second home and the people are like my other family. They're always warm and welcoming to members and visitors alike. A lot of …

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Melania Grills Tanner

"How was the dinner party?" Tanner asked Melania. It was Sunday afternoon and they were at her place. On the spur of the moment, she had invited him over for lunch. "It was nice. The food was great and it was nice seeing people I hadn't seen in a while." "Was there any dancing?" "No, …

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The Second Time

Tadeas was on the tennis court. He was waiting for his friend, William. Since they were teenagers, they enjoyed playing tennis with each other. They met once a month to play there at Hackney Downs. Afterwards, they usually went to Brunswick East Bakehouse. At exactly 9am, William was approaching him, a big grin on his …

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Reception or Rejection?

PHOTO PROMPT © Jean L. Hays She walked up to the gate, box in hand.  She pushed the buzzer and waited.  Would he come outside and tell her to go away or invite her inside?  Her husband warned her that he’d have her arrested but she insisted that he’d never do that.  “Why would he …

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KISSING My Professor

I don't know why I came over to your flat.  No, that isn't true.  I came because I couldn't wait until Monday to see you.  You're surprised to see me which is understandable but you're still polite and pleasant.  You invite me in.  As I follow you through the foyer, my eyes travel over you.  …

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A Misunderstanding

“Is your uncle at home?” Ashley asked casually as they walked the grounds on a beautiful, sunny spring afternoon.  She was wearing a denim jacket because it was still a bit cool.  They were at Eastwell Manor where Bradley was staying with his uncle until he found his own flat.  It was a magnificent place …

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The Wedding

Her heart was racing.  She hoped she looked presentable in her V-neck floral knee length summer dress and the pair of wedges which she thought looked better than the pumps she had considered wearing.  To complete the look, she wore the lovely olive leaf pendant which Paolo had given her for her birthday. “Mama, incontrare Roxane, il …

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The Dinner Invitation

He resisted the urge to bury his face in her hair and...  Sharon stopped typing and stared at the laptop screen.  She was tired and the thoughts were not coming as they should. Her mind was not on the story she was writing.  She was thinking about Jason.   This afternoon when she walked into …

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