The Man Behind the Curtain

D: Who is behind the curtain? A: You. D: But – are you accusing me of being a hack who subs sawdust for brains? A: You’re rather attached to that reference, aren’t you? D: It comes in so well with you. A: Cheers, D. And while that was part of the allusion, I was more […]

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A mark of distinction or distraction?

“. . . I had the idea before Eoghan reacted the way he did to your revelation – and between you and me, Maureen, we need to decide together if we’re going to announce that we’re time travelers. That kind of information could be dangerous to the wrong people.” “Sean, they stopped burning witches over […]

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Monday, Monday

D: Oh no. No, A – who is that? A: What do you mean, D? Can’t you tell? D: You must be joking. A, please tell me you’re joking. A: Does this mean you don’t like it? D: If you mean to tell me that this is m— A: (Giggling) Sorry, D. I couldn’t help […]

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Inspire me

D: A, what exactly are you doing? A: Thinking of words I enjoy . . . like pfeffernusse and penguin. D: You are a woman of odd affections, A. Penguin? A: I like how it sounds. D: . . . A: I’m editing this week; I need to do something inspiring – something that doesn’t […]

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