Ironing Night

Marie could never explain to herself why she found herself creeping down the stairs one night, wrapped in Neville's dressing gown. From the hallway she could see him, bare-chested, bare-legged with steam iron held poised.

Pauline Masurel is a gardener who lives in the South West of England. Her short stories and flash fiction have featured in anthologies, been published around the web and broadcast on BBC radio. She often performs her own work in the Bath & Bristol areas. When not writing she keeps herself entertained by knitting, growing her own veg and doing the occasional spot of fire juggling.