Another Character

‘Belly Laugh’, was, of course only his nick-name, his pet name, the one he was always known by. His real name, the one, which his parents had fondly given him all those years ago, had been buried so deep by the accumulations of history that even ‘Belly Laugh’ himself had quite forgotten what it was … Continue reading Another Character


Annie and Maurice

Maurice and Annie were in the middle of a blazing row when he had a heart attack and died. At first, as he lay on the floor, Annie felt numb, not really believing quite what had happened. The row itself, like so many of their rows, had been about something so utterly and pathetically trivial, … Continue reading Annie and Maurice