Point of View: First person - Carrie

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Carrie has started taking Taekwondo-classes but is kicked to the floor again and again.

Hello And Welcome

A story about how to welcome those broken dreams of ever becoming an artist.

Ghost Hearts

Carrie finds an article about new quantum physics and the theory of ‘ghost universes’. Even though she knows it is no good, she begins to obsess about the idea that her dead friend, Lin, may be alive in such a ghost universe.

Ancient Melodies

Are you meant not to be friends with some people, even though you feel you have a strange connection?

Crystal

Every day Carrie counts 78 houses together with her autistic son.

The Cold Has A Voice

Sometimes we connect the strangest memories to people we have lost. That makes them no less beautiful.

When The Moment Arrives

What happens when you are waiting at the airport to meet an old friend after 16 years but is not sure you can forgive her for staying out of touch for so long?

Scars of Our Civil Wars

Carrie becomes obsessed with finding out the fate of one Anna Lee Shepherd – a teenage survivor from a destructive Civil War raid.

Portrait of a Killer

Carrie has finally ditched both drugs and her violent boyfriend. Is it time to get rid of her gun, too?

The Frozen Horizon

On the road, Carrie stops to look for her future. [Vignette.]

A Letter For My Daughter

Going cold turkey in a lonely motel room, trying to rid herself of cocaine addiction, Carrie writes a letter to the daughter she does not yet have.

A Thousand Reasons

It’s stupid to try to walk through the desert from Painted Rocks to Tucson with only half a bottle of water in your handbag. But Carrie is doing so anyway – or is she? [Vignette]

The One I Tried to Destroy

Ending up in Buenos Aires, Carrie befriends a Falklands War-veteran who turns out to have a dark side.

The Halo Of Our Souls

In a Bolivian market, Carrie helps a lost little boy search for his mother, with some unexpected consequences.

New Year’s Day

Carrie meets Jacob from Israel who is slated to go to prison when he returns, for refusing military duty. It seems there is no way out. They try to find one anyway.

Islands in the Mind

Meeting the perfect traveling companion is sometimes reason to leave as soon as you can.

The Division of Lima

Carrie has traveled all the way to Lima in Peru but has not escaped her grief. She wonders how to find the strength to go on.

Love Is A Shield

How do you go on a date when you are on the run from personal tragedy?

Roads To Leave By

Carrie’s friend, Nadine, tries to stop Carrie from traveling to South America with no plan to ever come back.

This Is Where We Walked

Dark clouds gather over life, as Lin struggles with depression. In a bid to make peace with the past Lin takes Carrie to see a haunted house.

Strangers In Moscow

Lin offers to use her inheritance to buy Carrie a condo, so Carrie can get away from living with her mother in a cramped two-roomer. But can you say yes to such a gift from someone you only just met?

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