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

Find Me a Find–Chapter Nineteen

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. “The problem is that you met her on C-MAC. They’re all the same on that stupid site,” Jenni said with a dismissive wave of her hand. “Don’t be so judgemental,” Niall chastised. “Chantelle isn’t like all the others on there at all. I wouldn’t have bothered … Continue reading Find Me a Find–Chapter Nineteen

Confidant (Flash Fiction)

Quiet music plays in the background. It’s a self-made compilation of slow funk and soul music with a smattering of jazz-fusion. My ears register that a Donald Byrd track is currently playing, though my attention is primarily drawn the way of the other person in the room who is talking. They’re talking great sense. I … Continue reading Confidant (Flash Fiction)

Find Me a Find – Chapter Seventeen

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. After the night of Chantelle’s birthday, Niall could have been forgiven for thinking that the situation was heading only in the right direction. To him, the connection had intensified and, with it, the feelings. They were a couple in everything but title. As was so commonly … Continue reading Find Me a Find – Chapter Seventeen

Find Me a Find – Chapter Sixteen

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. As the next couple of weeks passed Niall and Chantelle grew closer. Although they didn’t take the step of becoming an official couple they both understood the situation and were perfectly happy with it. Niall felt comfortable in her company and didn’t feel the need to … Continue reading Find Me a Find – Chapter Sixteen

Find Me a Find – Chapter Fifteen

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. Niall spent a little more time thinking about whether he should tell Chantelle about Fiona. The thought of not being straight with her about it really didn’t sit well with him. He didn’t feel bad about the fact that feelings were still present for Fiona. They … Continue reading Find Me a Find – Chapter Fifteen

Paul.E.Bailey’s World – One Third of a Whole Century

Happy tax renewal day to my British readers. Thank you for checking in on this impromptu post insofar as it coming on an unscheduled day. There is a good reason for that. The reason is that today is my thirty-third birthday and I thought I’d type up a short birthday blog post for myself. I … Continue reading Paul.E.Bailey’s World – One Third of a Whole Century

Find Me a Find – Chapter Twelve

Catch up with previous chapters by clicking this link. The next day while Niall was at work and in the middle of contemplating his next moves regarding Fiona and Chantelle, he received a text message from the latter. She pulled no punches; simply asking if he wanted to visit her house tomorrow where she’d cook … Continue reading Find Me a Find – Chapter Twelve