Clara’s Coffee – Chapter 8

Mid-afternoon that day, less than a week ago, Sylvia had finally learned from the police that the two male occupants of Oliver’s wrecked Jaguar had been taken by air ambulance to Leeds General Infirmary. A phone call to the hospital revealed that one of the two men had been pronounced ‘dead on arrival’ and despite … Continue reading Clara’s Coffee – Chapter 8

Clara’s Coffee – Chapter 6

The monthly Sunday lunch at the Fernway’s had always been popular amongst a group of Clara’s shareholders. In days’ past, these occasions had been far bigger affairs, including children and grand-children and, in summer months, had spilled out onto the lawns, with the inevitable, impromptu games of cricket and croquet. Today’s occasion was a far … Continue reading Clara’s Coffee – Chapter 6

On the Table (Clara’s Coffee – episode 3)

Melissa found that she had been installed in a small but pleasant office of her own, complete with a shiny new laptop, a printer and a new Nokia mobile phone. Nigel had passed over a copy of his bound business plan to her. His instructions had simply been “I need you to research which properties … Continue reading On the Table (Clara’s Coffee – episode 3)