Get in between us

‘I saw it on The Inbetweeners,’ I explained, ‘it’s hilarious.’ I handed her phone back to her and it rang instantly. We looked at each other and started laughing. ‘Don’t answer it,’ I told her. ‘Not yet, anyway. You have to let me send him a couple more first.’ The next text message was more explicit. … Continue reading Get in between us

Mama Africa flash fiction story accepted at Ether books

I have decided to celebrate every little success, no matter how small, because I recognise that it is the small steps that add up and lead on to us achieving something huge. So, yesterday, when I received and email from Ether books letting me know that my flash fiction story (for those not in the … Continue reading Mama Africa flash fiction story accepted at Ether books

The Last Hut by Diane Corriette

Ever wondered what it was like to be black and British in the 70s? Or who Zyanne might be? Maybe you share the fantasy of meeting Lenny Henry for coffee, or maybe you, too, have a thing for jazz musicians with brown eyes. The Last Hut is a collection of 30 very short stories, mostly … Continue reading The Last Hut by Diane Corriette

Beautiful middle age woman

Why can’t you see where your beauty lies? Not in your body but within your eyes Lost in confusion of how things were Desperate for times of youth, of hope Eternally wanting what you can’t have Stop and ahead of you, there’s more to see The beauty of knowing how far you’ve come Why waste … Continue reading Beautiful middle age woman