Him and Her

The curve of her stomach The softness of her thighs The intention of her touch The memory of her kiss And the thought of her clit. The bike oil on his calves The hirsuteness of his chest The roughness of his handing The reality of his touch And the thought of her clit.

I think you’ve served your purpose.

It was fun whilst it lasted.  You scratched an itch, although you weren’t as reliable as you first made out.  It worked because we were old friends, but now I think we’ve outgrown our friendship. Was I using sex as a cure for loneliness?  Undoubtedly.  And I think you were, too. Now that someone new…

And then they went upstairs…

She thought there’d be an awkward air; the tension of a dirty secret.  She thought there’d be naughty glances and nothing more.  How wrong she was. The girl came bounding in: full of life – a bottle of prosecco in hand.  Within five minutes it was clear there were memories filled with lust in both…

The Things We Do…

Oh, the things we do to feel desired.  We spend forever styling our hair for a boy we’ve never met. We beautify our cuticles – do you reckon he’s noticed, yet? Our legs are freshly shaved In this skirt we’ve recently braved. We wait in a bar, alone Hopelessly checking our phones. We ponder his…

Food for Friends for One.

Front of house: ‘Hello Darling.  How many of you are there?’ Me: ‘Just me.  A table for one, please.’ Front of house: ‘I’ll be one moment; I’ll get a good table for you.’   Friends, families and couples.  And me and my Le Debut. Today I’ll fall in love in love with mirin tofu and…

8 Things I Trust In:

  Because I’m human, some of these beliefs are contradictory – I apologise. I trust that things happen for a reason. This is so easy to believe when things are going right.  But I’ve realised it’s more important to trust things happen for a reason when life isn’t going to plan.  And to believe it…

10 Reasons Why Being Single Is Wonderful

You can watch [insert guilty pleasure TV programme] to your heart’s content. There’s no compromise on which movie to watch.  It’s always your choice! You can be flirty with your friends without getting an ear-full later on. You can stay out until god-knows-when on Friday and Saturday nights. You can go home with whoever takes…

10 Things My Mumma Taught Me.

No one deserves anything. Smile.  You can get away with murder with a smile. Don’t keep texting.  If he likes you, he’ll text you – play it cool. Brown and slightly hairy legs are better than smooth and pasty legs. It’s always okay to have a glass of wine. Every Sunday after the Saturday before,…

The passion she found in that room.

She thought it would be tricky to get along with him that night; this arrogant, sexist man. He reminded her of when she was younger – more naive, more accepting of men’s chauvinistic remarks. Maybe this kindled a yearning for her youth? His girlfriend was at home, she wasn’t known to her.   His presence…

If I’d have known…

To Younger Me, You’re 16 and you need to know it’s not gonna go how you plan.  You won’t be with this man forever; he’ll surprise and disappoint you and resurface like those sparkly hot pants you forgot you had.  When you leave him you’ll be lost.  But you’ll work out it’s how you find…