Advent Stories #9 | This Too Shall Pass

‘Hi Mom.’ ‘Hello darling, nice of you to show up at last.’ Leila Sterling welcomes her son with a hug. She knew he was home, heard her other children discussing it without them knowing she’d heard. ‘You finally decided to come and see your poor old mother.’ ‘Mom you’re neither poor nor old.’ ‘You know…

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Advent Stories #8 | Five Shot Glasses Of Gin

‘You did what?!’ The friends had just broken the news to Blu about Brodie being in town and she’d just told them about the money she paid into his account. ‘Why the fuck would you do that? Why?’ Dada scolds her cousin. ‘I don’t know… I don’t know! I wasn’t thinking I panicked. I thought…

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Advent Stories #6 | Friends On An Island

‘What are we going to do?’ Dada asks the others. ‘We are going to tell her that’s what.’ Francesca responds in that typical bossy tone. ‘We can’t tell her.’ Maya argues. ‘Why not?’ ‘Because this will send her into a spiral and then what.’ Franny rolls her eyes. They are sitting around her kitchen island…

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Advent Stories #4 | Maybachs & Bossy Besties

‘Hi.’ ‘Hi.’ Blu did not expect anyone this morning, she’d been planning to spend the day in bed mostly having had a rough nights’ sleep; she hardly sleeps nowadays. ‘Hi.’ Francesca walks into her best friend’s home, uninvited but is certain Blu would not kick her out. It was her turn to get her friend…

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