#1 | Tan Line On The Ring Finger

Ava catches sight of the tan line caused by her wedding ring, where it once sat for six years until about two weeks ago. She finally threw in the towel after holding out for some sort of reconciliation, but she knew there was no hope of that ever happening; not after everything that happened since…

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#7 | Three Little Words…

‘Where will we go?’ ‘Anywhere you want to.’ ‘Florence.’ Franny sat up in bed. Logan has stayed over every night, for about a month. She knew what he was doing and loved him even more for it; he wanted to let her know he didn’t mind coming here, to her council flat where the bath…

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#6 | Little Miss Working Class

It was always going to happen; Franny just didn’t think it would happen quite so soon… ‘Hello son.’ ‘Mum. Wha…a. what are you doing here?’ ‘Grabbing a coffee.’ Leila had that sunny demeanour, one that disguises the way she feels to the outside world, but her children know so well. She got word of Logan’s…

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The Date

Franny checked her reflection in the mirror for a what felt like the hundredth time, she looked fine. Better than fine, the trusty Zara sales came through for her in this delightful number which she’d been saving for a special occasion. Today felt like the appropriate kind of special. The buttercup yellow midi length baby…

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Beautiful Stranger

Logan drove back to the store where he got the beautiful bottle of wine he didn’t have a chance to give to his mother before she kicked them out. Oh well. He knows someone who’ll appreciate it even more. Franny secured the second lock, hurriedly, she has ten minutes to make the bus otherwise she’ll…

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Dinner With Mother

‘Granny’s here.’ Logan exchanged a look with Brodie; he did not expect their grandmother to be here, not least because it’s her daughter’s birthday and the world knows there is no love lost there. Lady Paula Sterling; the ice queen. ‘Nice of you to join us Logan. You’re very late.’ ‘My apologies. Long day at…

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Dom Perignon? S’ok

‘Excuse me could I trouble you for some help with Champagne please?’ Logan was running late for his mother’s birthday dinner and no question he will hear a lot about it for the next twelve months where it will be brought up at the next birthday shindig, as a reminder. Still, to turn up without…

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