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Matchpoint

“Do you like it?” I asked my husband of two years, stooping as low as to fish for a compliment. “Sure, it’s nice.” More a snap than a compliment, and then his eyeballs leaped back to where they’d been all evening, hungrily devouring the giant screen in the corner. These were certainly not the hungry … Continue reading

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A fairy tale

Once upon a time, in a land far, far away, there lived a beautiful Princess. The day our tale opens, our Princess woke with a yawn and a temper. It was her 18th birthday. To mark this unprecedented occasion, her doting father – the King – had organized a great ball. Royal families from kingdoms … Continue reading