Posts by Anonymous

I Want My Son Back

It’s like he died. But he hasn’t, he just lives in Woodville. It sounds like a joke, but really, it’s not. He is 24. He moved out, and left a ...

The Call in the Night

It was so long ago now, but I remember the weight of his head in the crook of my arm, the elvish kink in the top of his ear, the ...

Me and James Shaw – A Love Story

I checked my phone, shivering in the winter dark. The metal of the bus shelter seat was fridge-like through my tights. The 6.17 was running late. Hopefully there’d still be ...

The Crush

Everyone has at least one major crush when they’re a teenager, don’t they? A celebrity, or a family friend. Perhaps some guy a few years above them at high school. ...

The Third Ugliest

When I was fifteen, I was voted the third ugliest person at school. Over twenty years have since passed. Rational adult me knows that I’m not ugly; I have had ...

I Can Feel Everything

I felt stuck this morning seeing the birth announcement on Facebook of an old work colleague. I wanted to mark the arrival of her baby but I didn’t know what ...