City of Whores -Part Three

Read the previous instalment here Part Three – Leah Chernivtsy formerly Czernowitz Ukraine – 2010 By the time their tourist party had reached Przemysl, on the sleeper train, Leah was tired, and starting to feel that sense of loneliness and depression that can overwhelm solitary travellers.  Not that she was the only single in the group but, despite her six months of study at the … Continue reading City of Whores -Part Three

City of Whores – Part Two

This is the second part of a four part story. Read Part One here Part Two – Okhsana Chernivtsy, (formerly Czernowitz) Ukraine – 2010 When Okhsana turned 16 she made herself a promise, that she would celebrate her 18th birthday far from this grubby post-Soviet backwater.  She was already tall for her age, she was athletic, start of a local girls’ volleyball team, she had long … Continue reading City of Whores – Part Two

City of Whores – Part One

ROZALIA Czernowitz – Austria-Hungary 1910 Oberkriminalrat Rudolf Krenek hated Czernowitz even more than he hated whores,the ones he controlled as much as the ones who worked for other pimps, the ones he hararassed and arrested when bribes were not paid on time. There were plenty of whores in the city, plenty of girls who were lured away by promises of glamorous work and easy money in Ottoman Istanbul … Continue reading City of Whores – Part One

Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter 18

Read Posy’s previous chapter here The story continues: St. Faith’s School, Surrey June 1953 I was awake early and lay in bed thinking about yesterday;s events. I hardly needed to touch myself, the very thought of the French girl in a brown overalls, Wellington boots and rubber gauntlets, humping the heavy kitchen bins, ending the day with her hair full of vegetable peelings, her face … Continue reading Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter 18

Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter 17

The story continues. Read about how Delphine and Belinda made an unauthorised trip to London in Chapter 16 by Posy here “You are really going to have to learn to curtsy properly Trudy.” I walked round her as she stood on the carpet before my desk shaking with nerves, and adjusted her dress, her frilly apron. I ran my fingers over her chin. “You are … Continue reading Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter 17

THROUGH AGONY TO ECSTASY

“It is always by way of pain one arrives at pleasure.” – Marquis de Sade His Mistress set him weekly lines, 250 each time.  This task was tedious and irksome. It did not hurt but the repetition of the line burned the message into his soul. And his Mistress chose the lines appropriately. He opened the e mail and read “The lines that I require this … Continue reading THROUGH AGONY TO ECSTASY

Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter 15

The story continues. Read the previous chapter by Posy Churchgate here From the centre of the prison Sarah led me out through a barred door whose crash echoed through the prison as she slammed it shut behind us. A woman in a blue dress knelt and scrubbed the floor with a cloth, a large metal bucket beside her. She looked up as she saw us … Continue reading Delphine’s Schooldays – Chapter 15