The Tube

The Tube by Kilted Wookie The carriage was packed with the rush hour hordes. Bodies crammed together uncomfortably; commuters sharing their discomfort with a stoic lack of eye contact. Once again, the train shuddered to a halt. She staggered against him; mumbled an apology. He smiled down at her in unspoken reassurance that no apology... Continue Reading →

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The Mail Room

The Mail Room by Kilted Wookie A smile and a wink, that's all it was.  The smile was nothing new; Anna had flashed the same smile as she'd passed my desk every day for almost a year.  It was part of our daily routine; a smile, an exchange of "hello," and so the day would... Continue Reading →

Pleasantly Unexpected

Pleasantly Unexpected by Kilted Wookie The doorbell rang.  As Carl walked through the house he steeled himself, getting ready to tell the poor, hapless door-to-door salesman, in the most graphic of terms, just where, precisely, he could stick his double-glazing or conservatory.  He was, therefore, pleasantly surprised to find Sarah standing on his doorstep. “Is... Continue Reading →

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