Fabian (Short Story)

Fabian Edmundson lay huddled under the covers. He couldn’t bring himself to climb out of the bed in his hotel room despite the fact that he should have been at his latest appointment ten minutes ago. He ignored his phone as it buzzed away on the bedside table; wanting everything and everybody to go away. … Continue reading Fabian (Short Story)

The Office Christmas Party (And the Winner Is…)

The vote was unanimous. Everyone wanted to see Luke go and talk to the woman of his dreams, Helena. So, without any further ado, let's find out how that course of action played out... (If you haven't read the first part then click here) I give Joe a confident look, blow a sigh, and then … Continue reading The Office Christmas Party (And the Winner Is…)

The Office Christmas Party

I'm trying something a little cheesy and clichéd for this story. I've written two alternative endings and I want you, readers, to vote for which one I should go with. The winner will be posted on Christmas Eve. I feel so awkward. To be honest, the awkwardness and tension have been coursing through me all … Continue reading The Office Christmas Party

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Eight

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. Claire left for the hen party later that evening. She’d be gone for the whole weekend, which left Niall to do whatever he wanted. He’d already half-arranged to go for a few beers with Lewis, who was now married with a daughter. Life had most definitely … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Eight

Shenanigans

I think we all know that group of lads who are or were a bunch of tearaways. It’s pretty much a given that boys will wind up connecting with other boys and, together, find themselves in a host of misadventures. I was no exception to the rule. I met two of my best friends (Andy … Continue reading Shenanigans

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Five

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. He was just trying to be funny. At least that was what he told himself. His pride refused to allow him to admit that what he’d said was fuelled by pure envy; that there had been nothing funny or jokey about it. Why wouldn’t she just … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Five

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Three

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. The fledgling couple quickly found their groove. Niall’s feelings continued to develop, though he didn’t want to burden Chantelle with them too soon as not to apply any undue pressure. She was still struggling to get her head around her family issues—she had since shed a … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Three

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Two

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. The hurt and the angst faded to leave only elation and triumph. Niall walked around with a swagger and a smile at every turn. From thinking he had to move on from Chantelle to being in an official relationship with her in the space of a … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty-Two

Paul.E.Bailey’s World–Living the Dream Part 13 (Time)

Everything these days is done against the clock. We’re all waiting for the time that something starts or ends. If not then we’ve got something on a timer. I’ve started running recently and, even though I’m doing it solely for fitness, I’ve still taken to timing myself. We’re all obsessed with time. That’s as should … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World–Living the Dream Part 13 (Time)

Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. Niall and Jenni ended the night somewhat inebriated, though in largely good spirits—aside from a momentary lapse where Niall became melancholy about the fact that Chantelle hadn’t responded to his message. They each fell asleep on the couch cuddled up and, despite their earlier moment, took … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Twenty