37: “Penny for your thoughts?”

Anna As we both heard the doorbell sound one more time. We detangled from our cuddle and looked towards the door. ” Are you expecting someone?” I asked while I wiped the tears off my face. “No, none that I know of” Philip straightened himself then stood up. He checked the time hanging on the wall of his sitting room. ” It’s only half past … Continue reading 37: “Penny for your thoughts?”

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36:’Bacon and Sandwich”

Anna “We can cancel the holiday visit to London.” “Psst, and have you miss out the fun with your family?” I held the headboard to sit upright. Philip looked from his phone to me, his pause from saying anything meant a lot to me. He’s been up all night tending to my needs and fickle ankle that I can’t help but wish the situation hadn’t … Continue reading 36:’Bacon and Sandwich”

34: “I am a James, I aways win.”

Philip “No way! Mum said that?” My immediate sister said as she paced the room. “Unbelievable” her rage seems to be heightened. ” And what did you say to her?” ” I was lost for a moment too. Of course, I know how mum is with her unusual ways ” running my hand through my hair, loss with words Natalie looked me in the eyes … Continue reading 34: “I am a James, I aways win.”

33. “Vanilla or Chocolate?”

Anna ” Hey, ain’t you going to stop doing that?” “What?” ” The texting.” I looked up from my texting at Shaun who stood gazing down at me. Her hands in akimbo and expression were not readable either. I sighed at her creased brows and dropped my phone on the office desk. I sit upright with all my attention at her: Shaun, quite the inquisitor. … Continue reading 33. “Vanilla or Chocolate?”

32: “Get rid of her and come home”

Philip “Philip” With mother’s eyes hidden behind the sunglasses, I couldn’t tell her expression. But I was ready for the usual reprimand… I let g of the door handle to make room for her to come in. With my back still turned at Anna, I couldn’t tell if Anna was anxious at meeting the mother. I became aware of the challenge I would have to … Continue reading 32: “Get rid of her and come home”