It was exactly one week after her birthday that Muriel realized that Harry was a robot.
Up until then, she’d just thought that he was as near as it was possible to get – for a man – to being a perfect human being. 192 more words
Arlington had been in Eddie’s Bar for an hour and still couldn’t work out who his hit was.
There were four contenders: the barman; a long-haired arty type who looked a bit like the actor Scott Glenn; a small, plump accountant type with round rimmed gold glasses; and a tall, cropped-haired, bearded man who – due to his khaki shirt – looked like a sixties political activist. 69 more words
When my father said he was ‘going to go all out’ with the Christmas decorations, I wondered what he actually meant.
I soon found out. 266 more words