Daily Archives: December 10, 2019

Keys to Heaven: Planning… Stuart France

* Baldrick, famously, hatches cunning plans which always back-fire. * Dick Dastardly, equally famously, hatches devious plans which always back-fire, and he usually has to be saved from destruction by his pet dog, Muttley. * So, what is it that … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Blog Magazine at Christmas – Festive Short Stories – The Tinsel Story by Victoria Zigler

Reblogged from Smorgasbord, a seasonal story from Tori Zigler, whose dog, Lilie, was Ani’s Advent guest today: Stories have always played a part in Christmas celebrations and over the next few weeks I would like to share your festive tales… … Continue reading

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Shimmer ~ Willow Willers #writephoto

For visually challenged writers, the image shows the dark silhouette of an island in a shimmering lake, surrounded by shadowy hills. The sun is breaking out from behind the clouds in rayed splendour Rachel stands on the shore of the lake … Continue reading

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Santa Claus is dead? ~ Pamela at Butterfly Sand #shortstory

Reblogged from Butterfly Sand: ‘Santa Claus is dead.’ When Sebastian Phillips finished writing that phrase on his bulletin board he turned around to see what the reaction had been on his students. He was not disappointed. Because this was a … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent 2019! Brothers, Lilie and Tori Zigler

Dear Santa, I’ve been thinking. Did I ever tell you that, when the two-legses first came to see me and my family, they wanted to take my brother home with them? Not as well as, you understand… instead of. Granted, … Continue reading

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Shimmer ~ Goff James #writephoto

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* But perhaps there were other, less hazardous, ways of gaining the wisdom of the beyond, and integrating being into the personality. * Continue reading at France and Vincent

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Keys of Heaven (1): Cod and Lobster ~ Steve Tanham

Above: approaching Staithes’ wonderful Cod and Lobster pub Bright against the icy darkness, the Christmas lights of the Cod and Lobster pub greet the quiet sound of only two sets of winter boots, where, until a few hours ago, there … Continue reading

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Shimmer ~ Honore Dupuis #writephoto

“So, this is it, that small island?” His mind was wandering, as he started looking for the boat. “Don’t worry, he will turn up, he never misses an appointment.” Continue reading at Of Glass and Paper

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Fire From Heaven

There was supposed to be a meteor shower. The moon would not be bright enough to drown the display of cascading stars with its light and the skies over the village are but gently lit. The light pollution here is … Continue reading

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