Passenger of a Faux Landlord

I'm driving, testing out my new car. It drives easily, a welcome change from the constant sputtering and coughing of the last one. The steering is smooth and the windows quick to move when controlled. A flash of blue catches my eye, standing out electrically against the overcast gray sky and white building nearby. The… Continue reading Passenger of a Faux Landlord

The Faux Landlords: The Cafe

It's a clear autumn day, the kind where you can sit in a cafe comfortably for several hours and while away the time.  There's a new cafe that's opened up in my neighbourhood, several weeks after construction and renovations began. This wouldn't be unusual, but what is unusual is the incrementally slow progress of the… Continue reading The Faux Landlords: The Cafe

To Appease the Faux Landlords

part 1 of this series is here and part 2 is here. I enter the antique store to escape the stormy day. It isn't like any store I've been in before, and I'm no stranger to antiques - I once had to furnish a house on little money after all. From behind a curtain, there appears an elderly… Continue reading To Appease the Faux Landlords