That’s not to say the ones who sounded lovely were always winners, but at least I didn't waste my time with a man who made me feel like pulling out my own ears.by Karin Jones / 20th January 2018 There are too many people these days (heads of state, for instance) who believe it’s ok to lie and lie and deny and deny.Of course, there were powerful women within them – Captain Marvel and Black Widow to name but a couple.
Divided in life by Orton’s hard-won success as a writer, the two are forever united in death when Halliwell savagely bludgeons Orton with a hammer then takes a fatal dose of sedatives.
by Binoy Kampmark / 11th December 2017 Righteousness is never pretty, and it tends to often respond after the fact.
Her side of the bed leans dangerously close to the floor, while I lie light as a feather on mine, trying a funambulist’s act not to roll down against her.
I think irrelevantly of Power Plates, the micro-muscular structure solicited as people balance precariously on the machine, pretending to be astronauts.
by Celia Morris / 18th December 2017 “Get your tushies onto your seats!
” Miss Polly Rae instructs her already enraptured audience.
by Celia Morris / 10th January 2018 I wouldn’t call myself sexually illiterate, but I would say that, over the past year, my view of sex has been on a one-track journey. Former teacher Sal sees glimpses of Charlie’s controlling behaviour during the early days of their relationship and chooses to ignore them.
What unravels is a story about two people who have become the worst versions of themselves.
Also, you have to balance being impressive enough to command respect and unobtrusive enough not to fuck up the conversations.