DISEQUILIBRIUMS The group. Chapter 2

“Are you all OK?” Erik’s voice between whispers was the first utterance out of our mouths after we fell to the ground. Entering the portal was the easiest part. As we would say afterwards, ‘it was only a small jump’. Because the rest of it… wasn’t so straightforward. When Sofia entered, crying out David’s name […]

DISEQUILIBRIUMS The group. Prologue

23 December 2016: It is still dawn The old man is staring at his hands as he draws the curtains. They are strong hands and he knows it. If they could tell you everything they had done during their lifetime, it would be years before they stopped. Hands of all the people they have clasped; […]

DISEQUILIBRIUMS The Individuals. Chapter 34

Friday 23 December 2016 Time: 12:05 am   David Photo supplied by Zaragoza Museum. Author: Jose Garrido Lapeña There are few people walking at this hour of the night on Don Jaime Street. I see a group of university students going into one of the bars on the adjacent streets. The rubbish men are taking […]

DISEQUILIBRIUMS The individuals. Chapter 32

Thursday 22 December 2016 Time: 10:00 pm David Photo by Mauricio Lobos So, it seems that Erik has finished telling his story. I’ve not been able to look at Sofia throughout the meal. I sat down next to her so that I wouldn’t have to do so. Neither did she look at me. I still […]

DISEQUILIBRIUMS. Part 1. Chapter 6

CHAPTER 6 Thursday 15 December 2016 Time: 10:00 David The first thing that strikes you when you enter the Provincial Museum is the enormous hall. It is more than five metres high, lined by tall columns with capitals of the ancient kind which, they told us in class, were decorated with a species of leaves. […]

DISEQUILIBRIUMS. The Individuals. Chapter 2

CHAPTER 2 Tuesday 13 December 2016. Time: 11:30 Said like that, it might be interesting, even for the rest of the class. This teacher is good. As my little brother would say: she is ‘cool’. I, on the other hand, have been bored for some time. I can’t stop looking at the girl in front […]