Image by Kerstin Herrmann from Pixabay Alert: swearing (milder than you'd expect for the characters) ************************* Rush said he would come back to get me. He said he would get a job and find us a place then I could come live with him. He said not to worry, it wouldn't always be like this. … Continue reading Rush

The Wait

The sun bearing down on the aluminium roof, was tempered only by the breeze that came from the sea. Eleven year old Mitzy, tired of playing with the cloth dolly, arranged  seashells to form a paisley pattern. She heard her mother groan and shift her weight on the creaking bed. "Mitzy oh!" "Yes Mama!" "Bring … Continue reading The Wait