There is something about words. In expert hands, manipulated deftly, they take you prisoner. Wind themselves around your limbs like spider silk, and when you are so enthralled you cannot move, they pierce your skin, enter your blood, numb your thoughts. Inside you they work their magic.
Enthraller: Diane Setterfield
Image: Dragon by Leontine Greenberg
Doing: Yesterday there was no drama. Coffee was pretty good, no bells ringing, alarms going off, fires needing to be put out, all in all it was a good day. Until, after work when this cute dude – in the store I stopped at – decided he’d have a go. Try being professional, polite, and considerate when someone just won’t take ‘no’ for an answer and wants to carry my bag of Glenlivet to the car. As, if…