21. (Mis)adventure number 3: Great Expectations [Part 3]

I'm staring at the wine glass sitting on the table in front of me. There are people everywhere, indistinct chatter fills the room. There's piercing feedback from a microphone in the middle of the room and a young gentleman, dressed in black adjusts it and speaks. 'How's everyone doing this evening? I'll be taking your … Continue reading 21. (Mis)adventure number 3: Great Expectations [Part 3]

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20. (Mis)adventure number 3: Great Expectations [Part 2]

'What was that?' I blinked a couple of times and saw that I was still under the neon sign. Not Oz, or Kansas. Heel clicking won't save me now. "Oh. Uh. I'll have whatever you're having." 'Whatever I'm having? I'm going with upsized and extra fries. So you've got an appetite. Nice.' Nice. I tried … Continue reading 20. (Mis)adventure number 3: Great Expectations [Part 2]

13. (Mis)adventure number 2: To Sir with love

Mr T replied and informed me that he was most surprised to receive a message. He was certain that I would have just scoffed and deleted the number. But I didn't.  So here we were, exchanging messages (very formal, in an attempt to gather more intel about each other). Mother was most pleased. After 3-4 … Continue reading 13. (Mis)adventure number 2: To Sir with love

10. (Mis)adventure number 1: An officer and a gentleman

As foretold, Captain S was in contact soon enough and a day and time to meet was set. On D-Day, my dear mother Mrs Lucas was more nervous than I. She critiqued my choice of outfit (because a lady must wear a dress), insisted on my wearing of jewellery (because the ice around my neck will … Continue reading 10. (Mis)adventure number 1: An officer and a gentleman