Fiction, Health and wellbeing, Melbourne, Opinion, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Quarterly Meeting

Each quarter, the swim team met for an intensive performance meeting. Carrie walked into the room feeling heavy and sad. She slumped into a seat at the head of the table, next to Herbert, the team manager. 'Carrie,' he murmured. 'You good?' 'As well as can be expected, Herb.' She felt, rather than knew, what… Continue reading Quarterly Meeting

Fiction, Melbourne, Opinion, Relationship and marriage, Writing

Unapproachable

'You do it, Jen,' Brett had said, before leaving the expansive conference room. 'You're the most senior employee here.' Brett and the rest of Jenny's colleagues are at morning tea, the mumble of dissent echoes with the whir of the coffee machine. Now, with false bravado, she storms forward: chest puffed, shoulders pulled tight, eyes… Continue reading Unapproachable