The Story Behind… The Charity Boutique

In December last year, a friend invited me to her housewarming. I was deep in the post-NaNoWriMo doldrums at the time, and I don’t always feel comfortable amongst a crowd of strangers, so I was a bit reluctant. At the last minute, I decided to show face for a couple of drinks, then I could slink off, obligations fulfilled.

That night, my life changed forever…