A Day to Remember

“Do you remember when this photo was taken?” Lupe asked Horatio. “Yes, I do.  It was taken on May 20, 2012.  I’ll always remember that date for two reasons.” “What are the two reasons?” “The first is I proposed to you and the second is you, who are normally loquacious, were at a loss of …

Hank Proposes

Hank was walking on the beach, his mind on what was ahead. In a couple of hours the sun would disappear over the horizon. He was looking forward to watching it set with Ede who would be arriving shortly. He couldn't wait to see her although his heart skipped a beat every time he thought …

Mr. Pendlebury’s News

"My manuscript got accepted," Mr. Pendlebury announced. "Congratulations, Dad." "Thanks, Laird. I'm working on a new book." "Already? What's it about?" "Trading on a thalassic network." "What kind of trading?" "African migrations across the Indian Ocean." "Sounds interesting." "Incidentally, I proposed to your Aunt Margery." "And?" "She said yes!" "Congratulations!" 50 Words This was written …

Carina Gives Darain the Scoop on Sarika

"Thanks for meeting me," Darain said to Carina. "I'm sorry I couldn't meet you on Friday as we had arranged but something came up at the office that I had to take care of." "No worries. It wasn't a wasted trip on Friday. I got to meet your brother. He's one gorgeous and sexy guy. …

Trishan Meets With Sarika

Trishan stood on the steps outside of his flat, debating whether or not he should stop by Sarika's office. She had called him last night to ask him to go and see her because she needed to talk to him. When he asked her what it was about, she was evasive, saying that she wanted …

Trishan Proposes to Rehema

"Any regrets?" I asked Rehema. We had just finished making love for the first time. It was more mind blowing and explosive than I could ever have imagined. All the love and desire for her which I had bottled up inside poured out like a raging flood. And now that it was over, I wanted …

Rehema Tells Her Mother About Trishan

Getty Image Rehema stared out of the window. She was thinking about Trishan and wondering what he was doing. Was he thinking about her? Was he alone in his flat or out somewhere with his girlfriend? She had texted him last night on What's App. "I asked your aunt for your number so that I …

Sarika and Jahaira Exchange Words

"So, has he proposed as yet?" Jahaira asked her younger sister. "You know very well that he hasn't or I'd be wearing an engagement ring, wouldn't I?" Sarika replied irritably. "There's not need to get snippy with me. It's not my fault that he hasn't asked you as yet--if he ever asks you." "What do …

A Funeral, a Divorce & Cheating

I was sitting listlessly in my living-room. I had just come home from visiting Aunt Savitri after we went to church. The sermon, Compassion Like Christ was very interesting and it held my attention from beginning to end. After the service, we mingled with the minister and other church members before we left. As we …

The Wedding, a Family Barbecue and…Rehema

So, it's Saturday afternoon and we had arrived half-hour to the wedding which was to begin at 4pm. It was to be held at an impressive Georgian mansion nestled in enchanting 18th-century gardens. I stood there, feeling as if I were on the set of a period drama and I half expected to see the wedding …

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