Wu Mei – Chapter 8

The Surprise Visit Wu Mei picked up her phone and noted on the screen it was Grant calling. She murmured her greetings. “May, would you come to my office please?” Wu Mei put a sticker against the print out she was editing and headed for Grant’s office. “May this man says he knows you and would like to speak to you privately, do you know … Continue reading Wu Mei – Chapter 8

Wu Mei – Chapter 7

 The above image is copyrighted to mstecker.com Trouble at Home Wu took his place at the weekly meeting in the Party Room greeting each of the members sitting around the table in turn. He’d known them all since student days and they were regulars in each other’s homes. While orthodoxy was preached in the party room each had done well as they’d moved through the … Continue reading Wu Mei – Chapter 7

Wu Mei – Chapter 6

  Into the Fire  Grant Adams rose from his chair as Wu Mei knocked and entered. “Good to have you back May, we have a huge backlog of work to catch up on so it’s good you finished with Singapore and are back with us. I had to fight to get you back from Singapore. They were impressed with your work and asked head office … Continue reading Wu Mei – Chapter 6

Wu Mei – Chapter 5

In the Danger Zone Wu Mei found the new assignment challenging. They were breaking ground for the accounting firm with a new Asia based hospital system contact and it was a steep learning curve for the both of them. From time to time the consultancy would bring in experts in different fields of study from around the world to expose their new client to world … Continue reading Wu Mei – Chapter 5

Wu Mei – Chapter 4

Flirting with Danger Wu Mei noticed the note on her desk as she entered her office to commence work for the day. She didn’t recall putting it there as her desk was always tidied before she finished work late in the evenings. She glanced out of the window at Sydney Harbour eight stories below and smiled with satisfaction. It was good to be alive on … Continue reading Wu Mei – Chapter 4

Wu Mei – Chapter 3

  Cultural Orientation Next day an official from the Embassy came to the house to talk with Wu Mei. He was acquainted with her father Wu and greeted her warmly. They were driven to a Chinese centre at Chatswood which was just north of the harbour where she was introduced to families of an Australian branch of the diaspora. They were not Communist members the … Continue reading Wu Mei – Chapter 3

Wu Mei – Chapter 2

  Culture Shock Wu had met his daughter in Beijing to spend a day giving her instructions before she entered into a culture so different from her experience. He’d hoped to accompany her and get her settled but party business required him to stay in Beijing.  It was important she realize her venture was part of the family enterprise. She’d already spent hours with her … Continue reading Wu Mei – Chapter 2

Wu Mei – Chapter 1

The Family Wu Mei bowed to each member of the extended family as she responded to the announcement. It was time to board her flight to Beijing from which departure point she was to undertake the long flight to Australia. The family had congregated from rural communities around the city to wish her good fortune in her quest for an advanced degree in that country. … Continue reading Wu Mei – Chapter 1

An Eye for an Eye – Conclusion

Levelling the Score After work next day Frank paid a visit to his daughter’s home. Sal was wearing a coat covering her bruises as she opened the door. She ushered him into the lounge and sat down. “You shouldn’t have done that Dad! He is so angry over you hitting him and while he isn’t hitting me any more he’s up to something and I … Continue reading An Eye for an Eye – Conclusion

An Eye for an Eye

. Chapter 1 – A Secret Revealed Carolyn stopped counting and glanced up from her latest knitting project. She’d heard the front door chimes and hoped Frank had too. “Frank can you get that, I’m in the middle of something at the moment. There was silence. Usually Frank acknowledged it when she asked for help. He’s probably out in his workshop again she thought. Carolyn … Continue reading An Eye for an Eye