Whitby Woman

Published in Cabinet of Heed, February 2019.

“The house is mostly prepared. I’ve packed all the important things and gotten rid of everything that’s too heavy. I chucked it all out of our bedroom window, it’s easier than going outside and besides, it’s horrible out there. From the window, I can see people frolicking on the beach every day. It pisses me off.”

Lindsay Strauss desperately needs to run away and leave her bad memories behind, but she can’t bring herself to leave the house. She realises she’s left with only one option, and the idea that it would make international headlines never even crossed her mind.

Read it here.

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