Juggling Balls: Episode 20

Go to Episode 1   Chapter 17   ‘Good, you’re back. Did he explain it all to you?’ ‘No… he…. He couldn’t. The police were there and… well… you see…. There had been some kind of explosion… apparently.’ ‘I see…. I see.’ Lisa glanced up at Martin. ‘You are lucky, in a way, not knowingContinue reading “Juggling Balls: Episode 20”

Juggling Balls: Episode 19

Go to Episode 1   Chapter 16   The woman from the bench came up to him. ‘Sir, are you all right, sir?’ ‘Mandy?’ Martin saw it was Mandy. She was wearing a wig and dark glasses. Martin could just make out the edges of the leather outfit she’d been almost wearing earlier, under theContinue reading “Juggling Balls: Episode 19”

Juggling Balls: Episode 18

Go to Episode 1   Chapter 15   Martin stood on the street outside the University. He looked left and then right as the cars sped past. The street looked just the same as it had the day before. He could just see the house: Sam’s house, his house, the place where he lived. TheContinue reading “Juggling Balls: Episode 18”

Juggling Balls: Episode 15

Go to Episode 1   Chapter 12   Martin checked his map once more. This was definitely the right building. He found it hard to concentrate on the map Hermione had printed out, and the route Lisa had drawn for him on it, because one thought kept creeping back to dominate his mind. Could heContinue reading “Juggling Balls: Episode 15”

Juggling Balls: Episode 14

Go to Episode 1 Chapter 11   The others were all standing around watching the TV as Martin entered the room. ‘What’s goi…?’ ‘Ssssh…. Sorry, ssssh sir!’ ‘Ssssh.’ ‘I was jus….’ ‘Ssssh!’ Sam turned up the volume on the TV. ‘…pictures live from the scene, our reporter Grant Penrose.’ ‘Thank… you…. Angela,’ the reporter saidContinue reading “Juggling Balls: Episode 14”

Juggling Balls: Episode 13

Go to Episode 1   Chapter 10   Back at the house, Sam and Lisa unloaded the shopping from the car. Meanwhile, Martin slipped back into his room to see if the computer had come up with anything new. Nothing happened with the computer at all. Some sort of screen-saver was throwing random blocks ofContinue reading “Juggling Balls: Episode 13”

Juggling Balls: Episode 12

Go to Episode 1   Chapter 9   ‘Why now?’ Lisa said as she and Martin stood outside the supermarket doorway, watching Sam trying to wrestle a trolley free from the, seemingly welded-together, rest of the trolley herd. Martin held up the list so Lisa could re-read the message at the beginning of it.  Continue reading “Juggling Balls: Episode 12”

That Sort of Woman

Anyway, she was the sort of woman that other people called that sort of woman. Not to her face, of course. There were mutterings though, in pubs and cafes, at the school gates and in the supermarket checkout queues. Being thought that sort of woman was not in the least troubling to her. She consoledContinue reading “That Sort of Woman”

Juggling Balls: Episode 11

Go to Episode 1   Chapter 8   ‘Ah, Sam. Have you seen that girl – Mandy – that John brought back last night? I think she’s crazy or something,’ Martin said as Sam came back into Martin’s room carrying his half-empty mug of tea. ‘Why? Apart from wanting to have sex with John, thatContinue reading “Juggling Balls: Episode 11”

Juggling Balls: Episode 10

Go to Episode 1   Chapter 7 – Part 3   There was a tap at the door and Mandy came in carrying a mug of tea. ‘I’m ever so sorry about what happened. I can’t think how I managed to drop that other mug,’ she said. ‘I couldn’t find any clean mugs, so IContinue reading “Juggling Balls: Episode 10”

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