When Clingan George meets a woman his life quickly falls to pieces.
The alarm rang and I reached out for the snooze button. I knocked my phone onto the floor and scrabbled around for it. Next to me Caroline groaned and asked me to turn it off. I eventually managed and pressed myself against her, enjoying my final moments of warmth. I counted to 100 and slid out of bed and into the shower.
Herschel Linger was given a lot of presents for his birthday, but the item he wanted above all others had not been bought for him. Despite being far from a spoilt child, the nine year old was unable to hide his displeasure. He thanked his parents and siblings for their gifts and then ran upstairs to his room to cry. His mother followed him.
I had been working in the same bank for five years when it was announced that the office layout was going to be changed. For most people this would prove insignificant, however, for me it was a disaster.
I was two years into my working life when I started looking for distractions. Every day I woke up at the same time, took the same train, sat next to […]