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Pocket-Sized Surprises

January 24th, 2011 1 Comment

Winona nurses a perry cider and peeks around the garden of the Flat of Legend with interest. In daylight, this flat of flats retains its charm. Its small courtyard garden is hemmed with exuberant roses and dahlias, mismatched, charmingly worn chairs, and mismatched charming barbecue guests. No “snarlers” on the grill here: they have brought […]

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That Guy She Knows

January 19th, 2011 Comments Off on That Guy She Knows

“Is Wazzer here?” Winona croaks. She’s at the bar where, a month ago, she and Will and Ulrika were all hanging out, and where everything turned to custard. After fleeing her own flat, she realized that, in the middle of the day, she could call either her  mother or Wazzer. And she wasn’t at the […]

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It Only Happened The Once

June 18th, 2010 2 Comments

Winona has taken to stopping by Wazzer’s bar on Friday evening after work. Will meets her there, more and more often trailed by some of his workmates, who like the hipness-by-proxy of a place where they “know” a bartender. With all the part-time staff not at her office on Friday, and her bosses distracted by […]

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Frankie’s Friday

June 4th, 2010 1 Comment

Frankie lives, modestly but mortgage-free, on the Kapiti Coast. She takes the train to work part-time in Wellington three days a week. This schedule keeps her from getting burned out by the nonsense at the Department of Stodge, and gives her time for her own pursuits. Frankie and some of her artsy friends have a […]

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