Advent Stories #23- Home Coming

Sloane and Fitz exit the arrival halls at London Heathrow to a welcome party; sisters and their husbands with welcome signs and balloons. ‘You sick bastards.’ Sloane says with a laugh. All three sisters engulf her in a group hug. ‘Sloane is home!’ Bea squeezes her sister a little tighter, so happy to see her.…

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Advent Stories #22- Daddy’s Orders

‘Sloanie, its daddy.’ ‘Hi daddy! This is a surprise. How are you?’ ‘I am well now I am speaking to my favourite girl.’ Sloane giggles, this is her last night in the office until the New Year. It has been a hectic few days, between finalising details for Bella’s wedding, virtual fitting sessions for her…

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Advent Stories #21- Mother, Father, Daughters

Bella tries Kaiser’s phone again and it goes to voicemail. She’d spent the morning at the office shutting it down, the night before she took her team out to one last dinner. She will miss them, they worked incredibly hard for her over the years and gave it their all, won awards and are all…

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Advent Stories #19- Finding Our Way Back

Sloane cannot concentrate at work, since the argument with her mother things have been off. She and Fitz are not okay, they have not been together in over two months and this thing with Bella is consuming all of them. The parents are still on the outs with the children, mother more like, and their…

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Advent Stories #18- Meet The Family

It’s been almost a week and the press have not let up. They covered the news of the London Edition shutting down and it was trending on social media. Her parents are still up in arms about her marriage to Kaiser, her mother most especially; she’d heard from Beatrix that she called Sloane and there…

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Advent Stories #17- Mothers And Daughters

‘So you put your sister up to this?’ Sloane has just returned from seeing her sisters off to the airport for their flight home when her mother rang. She was half expecting this. Serena and Beatrix are up in the air, Bella must’ve just dropped the bomb and so she is the next best person…

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Advent Stories #16- Time To Face The Music

Bella revises her editor’s letter to go out to their readers on all platforms come Monday morning. She also scheduled a staff meeting and a meeting with her accountant. She reaches for her phone and dials the number to The Village. News in Threes. It is answered in two rings by a maid. ‘Rhodes residence.’…

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