A Yellow Rose

A Yellow Rose

The Temptation Well into Autumn, there was a single, beautifully constructed yellow rose, unblemished, growing close to the edge of the garden and within easy reach of people walking the footpath. Looking carefully both ways, she, without a glance at her companion,...
A Disturbing Mood

A Disturbing Mood

The punishment for lying There is a disturbing mood in Australia, and maybe elsewhere, that lying is OK. It can be given a multitude of names such as cheating, deceiving, obfuscation, often parried by comments such as ‘I wasn’t aware, or ‘really’ with raised eyebrow....