Ginger Spice

The girl had been born with a flamboyant red curl on the top of her head, and so her father labelled her ‘Ginger’. The label quickly became a name, inscribed in royal-blue ink on her birth certificate, and maybe that was part of the problem. A problem that grew as she grew. Because Ginger was the name of a spice (or a cat) and not a woman’s name at all…

Alternative Fact #4 from ‘Blackwood’

“Just one question,” asked Mab. “Where will I be?” “You will be looking after my horse,” replied Lady Christina, briskly. “Now, Silas, are you ready?” She turned to the door. “Wait,” Mab said, momentarily confused. “The horse is staying here. Are you telling me I must stay here too?” “That is exactly what she’s saying,”…… Continue reading Alternative Fact #4 from ‘Blackwood’