Happy Halloween

There was a chill in the air. Autumn had arrived, swirling leaves from the trees and lifting the smell of the soil towards me as I walked past the…


Prodigal Son

“Rachel!” He looked across three rows of tomatoes at me, looking no different from when he was eight years old and I had caught him with his hand in…


The Face You Show

This part of town is tough. We see more police cars than florist delivery vans, but it suits my budget for the moment, and I have learned a great…


Calling Time

The bar was full, customers made their way through the doors enjoying the time spent together, and the drinks, the tills were ringing. The music from…


Flowers from the Market

The bottle was halfway to empty. I had hoped that I would feel less by now, but the pain continued, the numbing I had anticipated stayed out of…


Purple Shoes

The clouds hid the moon, and the rain fell without mercy or care. Her umbrella was, however, big enough, and her coat was wrapped tightly around her.…