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[Story] The Date

You are a bit over excited. ‘It’s only a date’ you’ve been telling yourself, ‘and jeez, it’s only lunch’
But you let yourself get excited. You deserve it.
You’ve showered and plucked and shaved and scrubbed. You’re moisturised, painted and scented.
You’ve just pulled on a new turquoise thong, a cute matching bra with lace edged cups and black hold up stockings. You pad around your bedroom, your dress hanging in its plastic wrap from the dry cleaners. Your phone rings. A London number.
You don’t want to answer it, you know it’s me and you don’t trust yourself. But you pick it up.
‘Hey tige... Continue»
Posted by scribe29 2 years ago  |  4

The Date



You are a bit over excited. ‘It’s only a date’ you’ve been telling yourself, ‘and jeez, it’s only lunch’
But you let yourself get excited. You deserve it.
You’ve showered and plucked and shaved and scrubbed. You’re moisturised, painted and scented.
You’ve just pulled on a new turquoise thong, a cute matching bra with lace edged cups and black hold up stockings. You pad around your bedroom, your dress hanging in its plastic wrap from the dry cleaners. Your phone rings. A London number.
You don’t want to answer it, you know it’s me and you don’t trust yourself. But you pick it up.
‘Hey ... Continue»
Posted by scribe29 2 years ago  |  7

[Story] The Monday Girl

It was my last day in Pennsylvania. The travel piece, 20,000 words on why the state was as culturally rich as it’s more popular near neighbour New York, (a presumption I thought I would struggle to validate but I had surprised myself and managed to give the place an ego boost) was emailed to my editor back in London leaving me a few days grace before the pedant came back with his endless notes and ideas to improve the article. We then engage in our customary email exchange where I quietly disavow him of his inane suggestions. Like most things, one’s instinct is usually more truthful and more r... Continue»
Posted by scribe29 2 years ago  |  11

The Monday Girl



It was my last day in Pennsylvania. The travel piece, 20,000 words on why the state was as culturally rich as it’s more popular near neighbour New York, (a presumption I thought I would struggle to validate but I had surprised myself and managed to give the place an ego boost) was emailed to my editor back in London leaving me a few days grace before the pedant came back with his endless notes and ideas to improve the article. We then engage in our customary email exchange where I quietly disavow him of his inane suggestions. Like most things, one’s instinct is usually more truthful and mo... Continue»
Posted by scribe29 2 years ago  |  8
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