Grace always liked to be prepared during the winter months; she always carried a shovel and flask of coffee in her car at all times From experience she knew there was nothing quite like a hot drink after burying a body in the woods
The atmosphere over the breakfast table was as frosty as it had been last night after the same old arguments about her family. They both sat there eating in silence until he couldn't take it any more "Look how many times do I have to explain this I have no problem with your parents living … Continue reading The In Laws
"No really, stop laughing, I really am a Life Coach now, straight up. I've done a whole weekends training and I've got a certificate and everything" It wasn't the start that our hero was hoping for as he pitched to his first perspective life coaching client who'd known from his days in Customer Services
When I got home from work the front door was already open and she was sitting on the sofa with Mr Pickles "There's more than one way to skin a cat" she said holding the blade in her left hand "But I still prefer this one"
They had asked me if he'd jumped or if he'd fallen from the pier. Had he been acting strangely, been drinking or had he said anything at all before doing it I’d been the one who had witnessed it, phoned the Lifeboat Service and the Police. It was me who pointed them in the direction … Continue reading ‘Good Morning Sir’
Well after it had happened we all tried to think if there had been any signs but we hadn’t any idea that something like that would happen. The thing was she didn’t say anything at the best of times and being as private as she was there wasn’t anything we could have done anyway even … Continue reading She Didn’t Say
“Well the last time I spoke to Sheila said she’d been convinced that the new man who’d moved into number 56 was a wolfman” “She’d noticed how hairy he was when she first saw him. She told me that he had one of those monobrows just like those brothers who kept fighting who were in … Continue reading The Man Next Door
"It's like the scales have been lifted from my eyes I'm telling you" Alan was holding court in the pub yet again and as his friends rolled their eyes and yelled "Oh here we go again" he continued "No listen we've had it all wrong for years. It's been kept secret from us by the … Continue reading The Law Of Attraction
"How long's he been sitting under that tree for now?" "It's been three weeks" His mother stared out through the kitchen window whilst doing the washing up "Three weeks since he turned up unannounced telling me he'd left Angela and the kids, resigned from his job and was going to sit under that tree until … Continue reading Enlightenment
"And can I take your name please?" He'd been asked this question everyday for the past three months and they hadn't got it right once What does it take for people to remember you? What's the point of going on about customer service and the customer experience if you can't even get a bloody name … Continue reading That’s Not My Name!
You will not have noticed him but he has noticed you He is the person on the table next to you in the coffee shop, the one behind you in the queue at the supermarket and he sits near you on the train. He is the man who observes and listens but you will not remember … Continue reading The Noticer
“So how long have you had this phobia of clowns?” Julia Song had often thought about the answer to this question. For as long as she could remember the fear had always been there “I’m not sure really. It just seems to have always been there since I was a little girl” Her Therapist noted … Continue reading Coulrophobia