The Determined Teacher

There has been only a marginal improvement in Timid Tom’s reading and writing abilities.  However, with great determination and unwavering faith in her pupil, his English teacher continues to help him. 31 Words Getty Image This was written for the Weekend Writing Prompt by Sammi Cox. For instructions, click Here. This was also posted for January …

The Nutcracker

It was on a Saturday night at the London Coliseum where Alexis and her sister Gwen ran into Mrs. Bannister, Alexis’ music teacher, a wonderful lady who didn’t look as if she had aged very much at all. She was delighted to see her former pupil, her face beaming and her light blue eyes sparkling.  …

Mr. Thornber

"Mr. Thornber," his name spilled involuntarily from her lips. “What the blazes are you doing in here, Miss Roth?” demanded the gentleman.  “You should be outside taking  a turn in the garden.  It is a very pleasant afternoon.”  In a few strides he closed the distance between them.  He stopped abruptly beside her, facing the …

Lily

Although Lily was small in stature, Ordinary and poor, she did radiate Confidence and faith that she Was the perfect choice for the Job of governess.  Like her heroine Jane Eyre she was not to going to Be Intimidated by Mr. Thornber.   He may be big, boisterous and brusque But she could match his demeanour …

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