Thursday was tired. From the time she opened her eyes on Christmas day, her mother had been barking orders at her. “Make sure you change the table cloths and the chair covers we have very important guests coming.” Her mother always said that about all her guests. As long as you did not live with
“Stay there!” Andrew had been shouting at his little brother repeatedly for the last 20 minutes. Andrew was babysitting his 6-year-old brother, James. He had been deliberately instructed to keep James in the house, in a sweater and to not go past the front door. It was the school holidays and James was getting agitated
”I am in love with a man who is too traumatized to be in a relationship.” Almasi blurted out in the meeting. Everyone turned at her wondering where it came from. Dolphine had just asked if there was any other business as they concluded the group’s investment plans for the next quarter of the year.
Andy burst out laughing hysterically, the rest of the class raised their heads from their reading and assignments glanced in his direction and returned to their work. Andy was always known for attention seeking randomness. He laughed for about two minutes and was abruptly silenced by the sneer from their class teacher who burst into
Mary alighted at the bus stop and stood for a few seconds. She wasn’t sure which route to take, whether to take the long walk past the petrol station to the house or the longer route through the mall and grab some groceries. She decided to go to the mall. She crossed the road from
“For health and strength and daily food, we praise thy name oh! Lord! Ameeeeen!” Everyone chorused at the table. Macy began to serve Sofia who was seated next to her and Andrew started to serve Kevin next to him. Macy and Andrew weren’t really doing anything new; it was the daily dinner routine the two