Category Archives: Episode 21

Episode Twenty-One – ‘Romeo is Moping’, Part Four

By the time I finally emerged from the convent Michael and Romeo had given up their vigil outside. They were nowhere to be seen in any of the surrounding streets but it didn’t take me long to figure out where … Continue reading

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Episode Twenty-One – ‘Romeo is Moping’, Part Three

Everything looks better on a full stomach. Seated back at our corner table in the tavern, with a full dish of broth digesting in my stomach and half a jug of wine still remaining to be polished off, I felt … Continue reading

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Episode Twenty-One – ‘Romeo is Moping’, Part Two

Our business with Lord Montague thus concluded and his written authority safely in our possession, Benvolio was detailed to take us off in search of Romeo. At the foot of the stairs he paused to exchange a few words with … Continue reading

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Episode Twenty-One – ‘Romeo is Moping’, Part One

The servant burst into the tavern with all the unnecessary flourish of a lesser actor making the most of a minor role. As soon as he spotted Michael and I seated at our corner table he hurried over, bowed extravagantly … Continue reading

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An Inter-Episode Apology

     Bloody hell, where did 2022 go to? One minute you’re sweltering in the midst of a greenhouse gas-enhanced summer, the next you’re plunging into winter with all the ill-considered eagerness of a lonely bloke in a singles bar. Which … Continue reading

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