36 likes   591 readings 1 min
Felix jumped up onto the sofa and, lying full length against his master, began to purr noisily to show how contented he was. His master stopped reading and began to stroke him, delighting in ... [+]

12 likes   246 readings 1 min
“What are you waiting for?” asked Sophie with an amused smile.
“It’s cold!” protested her cousin Claudia.
The shivering teenager was standing hesitantly at the water’s edge, ... [+]

17 likes   220 readings 1 min

The Class Photo

Sourire, ago

Tomorrow it’s the holidays!
Miss Barnett, the young and spirited primary teacher, is having quite a job marshalling the thirty little cherubs in her class for the end of year photo.
She ... [+]

12 likes   115 readings 1 min
The village streetlamps press their huge amber pearls against the still-light sky.
In the garden, the gentle squeaking of the swings has stopped. The moon, orange and round like a burst ... [+]

12 likes   236 readings 1 min

Afwasmiddel

Veranda, ago

I don’t know her name, but she is really pretty. She rides across the campsite on her bike without ever giving me a glance, with her brother and her Mum and Dad. Well, of course, they’re ... [+]

10 likes   114 readings 1 min
Once again she filled her trolley as the cashier looked on astounded, asking herself the same question she did every day. How could such a small woman, frail and tiny, eat such a huge quantity of ... [+]

20 likes   152 readings 1 min

A Giddying Morning

Mome, ago

Today is the day. It was him who had decided. To celebrate his twelfth birthday, Aodren is going to abseil with his father down the Dalles Grises in the Verdon gorges. A dizzying fall of one ... [+]

35 likes   558 readings 1 min
Eyes gluey, brain clogged up. As usual I get into the lift with my head down, on auto-pilot. But today is different because her scent is in here. And she’s here too. In a moment of panic I turn ... [+]

30 likes   361 readings 1 min

Judith

Doum, ago

Judith! I went past you during class. Your head bent down over the desk, your slender neck and the tendrils of hair escaping from your ponytail.
Judith! I am totally in love.
Your knees are ... [+]

5 likes   155 readings 1 min

Dance of Joy

Rouge-coeur, ago

Music at full blast. Too bad about the neighbours.

A delicious shiver runs through my body. My feet, timid at first, start to tap out the rhythm. A little swaying of the hips, then head ... [+]