My daily swim

The public swimming pool is one of the loneliest places I know. I swim daily in the chilly water, ignoring the splashes and muffled cries of delight vibrating in the air. After my swim I torture myself by sitting in the cold stark cubicle listening to the distorted voices and the disconcerting laughter coming from … Continue reading My daily swim

All it took was a few lingering looks

“But, I…..miss…..him,” Lizzie’s sobbing had started again. It had been a week since Ben had broken off their engagement and we’d had several days and nights of tears. “I don’t understand why….” She grabbed another tissue and wiped her hot pink face, her tears freefalling. I topped up her glass of wine and then took … Continue reading All it took was a few lingering looks