The Torch-lit Journal

  • The Undeserved Misadventures of Heroic Jo, part 2

    August 10, 2022 by

    Morning fizzed its way slowly into my consciousness. As I looked blearily around the hotel room, Carly’s sleeping arm still draped around my own, it occurred to me just how stupid I had been the night before. This was the first full day of the hiking holiday and I was facing the prospect of a… Read more

  • Patti’s crowd

    August 10, 2022 by

    I’ve started sharing Jo out with some of her friends across the pond – Henna, Destiny, Charlie… Characters from Patti’s site. Patti has a lovely assortment of stories about a lovely assortment of brats who need the same kind of attention Jo does.

  • The Undeserved Misadventures of Heroic Jo, part 1

    August 8, 2022 by

    As I looked over at my dinner companions for the evening, gathering together in a conspiratorial huddle in the far corner of the hotel lounge, and doubtless plotting some piece of group mischief, I sighed inwardly at the prospect having to join in. I knew better, of course. Carly had been really looking forward to… Read more

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