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Petals #shortstory

Standing beside the newly-turned grave, black-clad and sombre, Periwinkle Collier was a man of style and substance. The substance, it is true, was more evident around his waist than in his pocketbook, nevertheless, his was an imposing figure. With a … Continue reading

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Hide And Go Seek ~ Na’ama Yehuda #writephoto

It was the best place to play hide and go seek. At least, that’s what they wanted him to think. It was also the best place to go missing. Not that they’d tell him. … He had no reason to … Continue reading

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Mirror, mirror ~ Iain Kelly #writephoto

Can you hold up a mirror to yourself and say that you are entirely innocent? That you are not in some way to blame? That was the thought that had brought Dominic out onto the street. He hadn’t been the … Continue reading

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Ginny Combs ~ Violet Lentz #writephoto

He swung a right, at what was left of an old barn foundation and slowed, winding down the faded ribbon of  Ol’ Ginny Combs Road, as it laced its way to the house where he and his would live out … Continue reading

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Brothers #writephoto – Michael at Afterwards

“I dare you!” Thomas urged, pushing his brother in the back. “Go on, go in there – it’ll be fine, he isn’t home.” Sam turned on his brother. Thomas was always so quick to volunteer someone else when it came … Continue reading

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Goliath

It has been a lousy weekend. How’s that for a start to a cold, wet Monday? The wind demolished the fence and it is now beyond my skill to fix it single handedly, and the dog is persistent in her … Continue reading

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Locked in

I had not been to the cinema in decades really, until Peter Jackson came along with Lord of the Rings. The TV remote was, for a long time, in hands other than mine. Consequently I have missed a lot. My … Continue reading

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