Tag: forgive me

End the charade

End the charade

“Are you ever honest with yourself?” she asks, just before placing the first spoonful of fish, from the bouillabaisse he cooked for their dinner, into her mouth.   It’s been less than a week since they last sat down to enjoy anything together. She didn’t expect it to happen this soon between them, after the …

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Why Lie?

Why Lie?

Al turned to face her, looked her directly in the eye and said, ‘When did you end things with him?’   ‘I’ve already told you,’ she said, not meeting his gaze, looking down at her plate of food, wishing she was grilling the halloumi cheese in some far away kitchen.   ‘Why aren’t you telling …

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