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We never expected you to enter our lives. We were not going to get another dog. My dad, his heart still aching after our last dog, had sworn no more pets. It was too hard when they passed away, and he was always the one who had to take them to the vet.
A Date With The Rest of My Life
The waiting room clock mocks me. It plays games with me, crawling when I look, but taking leaps when my attention is elsewhere.
Be My Barbie Girl
“I’ve had the best time with you tonight,” Michael said and kissed Sally. They had just had their first proper date, despite speaking to each other for over six months. Because of the pandemic, they could not meet each other until now, but they had spent hours talking to each other during the lockdown. And because of that, Sally felt she already knew him inside out.
Seaspiracy - Raising Questions About The Fishing Industry
Last night I had takeaway fish and chips. Today I watched Seaspiracy and wish I could return the fish and chips. Fish has always been a big part of my diet, especially since I gave up red meat. I thought it was fine to eat fish as long as it came from sustainable sources and was certified as dolphin friendly. After watching Seaspiracy, I’m questioning if any fish is safe to eat.
The Accidental Witness
Abby flew through the forest. There were fleeting moments of joy as she weaved her way through the snow-covered trees at speed. Moments when she embraced her love of skiing again.
7 Reasons to Cultivate A Regular Yoga Practice
I have been practising yoga daily since the beginning of this year and have noted various improvements not only in my physical, but mental wellbeing, too.
4 Reasons to Enter Vocal's Writing Challenges
When Vocal introduced their challenges, I was really excited about them. In fact, forget was, I still am really excited about them.
Look For Me When The Icicles Melt
You entered my life in the spring when snow retreated, revealing patches of fresh grass. The scent of spring intoxicated and life was filled with promises.