All posts by Suzi Rose

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Not Like Any Other

2008 The kids in my class have been talking about Glastonbury all week. The ones that are going for the first time, the ones that aren’t allowed, the ones with the really cool parents who have been going since before they could even tell you

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A Pint of Shandy

It was the same every Friday. At exactly five o’clock, the six of us switched off our computers, put on our coats, left our desks and walked to the pub round the corner. We sat at the table by the window and two of went

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Level 42

‘Don’t press that button until I say.’ ‘I really don’t have time for this right now.’ ‘It won’t take long.’ ‘Why is it so important to you?’ ‘I just need someone to know about this. And I think you’ll understand when you see for yourself.’

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Pedestrian Crashing

I have two faces One of which you know The other one for your sake I never would show ~I Am Two People – Morrissey~ It was raining heavily when I left. It’s easy to become invisible in the rain. It’s easy to cry in

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Chicken in a Cold Climate

The doorbell had been ringing for a long time. Florence and I sat, eyes locked across the table, challenging each other. The room was dark, lit only by candles, and extremely cold. We each wore several layers of clothing and were swathed in heavy blankets. On the table

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The Night Shift

I keep hearing footsteps. Every corridor I walk down, every corner I turn, I can hear them. But there is never anyone there. Sometimes, I see a figure out of the corner of my eye, then turn quickly and it’s gone. I tell myself it’s