Chocolate scones and clever plans

I know, I know, I’m posting bits of this story in a non-chronological order. It’s summer here and it’s very hot and it’s melting my brain. Anyways.

This all started as a one-shot that Bree was writing. Once again I got inspired.

Lia and Clara have been together for 6 years. A bit over a year ago, Clara had a one night stand with Nathan, whom she’d had a massive crush on for years. That was that but then some months down the track, Nathan met with the girls again and he found that he had a decision to make.

Fast forward a year, Lia, Clara, Nathan and their little baby girl are off on a holiday. There just one weekend apart to live through first, and Lia’s plans might just have to change…


Lia ordered a latte and a chocolate scone and settled herself on one of the bar stools to the side of the counter as she waited for her drink order. While nibbling on her scone she took a look around.

The place was packed. She’d never seen so many people at Wellington Airport and she’d been there at different times of the day and different days of the year.

Clara had told her she’d order her own drink once she got back from changing Violet’s nappy as she liked her hot drinks hot, unlike Lia who didn’t care how cold her coffee got. She’d just determined not to have another piece of the decidedly tasteless double chocolate scone when a vaguely familiar male voice interrupted her musings.

“Excuse me, do you mind if I sit here? Everywhere else is full.”

She turned to face the man just as her brain made the voice to name to face connection.

Shane Gibson.

It was Shane Gibson.

Fuck! Continue reading