The midwinter party rolled on for hours. Wazzer chatted amiably with the slice of Wellington that showed up. Two crazy bikers who worked with Will, of all people; Ulrika, now completely obsessed with the local burlesque scene; her flatmate Willow, glued to the side of the bowler-wearing Owen. From Willow’s glowingly grateful smile, and Owen’s [...]
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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 [...]
January 19th, 2011 No Comments
“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 [...]
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 [...]