Tag Archives: halloween

Ha Bloody Ha from Geoff Le Pard #writephoto

Perry had had hangovers before but this one was internally percussive in ways he’d never previously experienced. Opening his eyes wasn’t an option, frankly, so he reached out with his right hand. It seemed trapped in a glove. Ditto his … Continue reading

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Notes from a Small Dog – Halloween horrors

We’re not talking. I know, I should be more patient with her…she’s only a two-legs after all, but honestly… First she goes off, then comes back…only to go off again. Then, when she does come back, she’s all at sixes … Continue reading

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Creature from Two on a Rant #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s Daily Echo hosts the Thursday photo prompt Sorry I missed it on Thursday, but I was otherwise occupied at the doctor’s office. This week’s photo: Grizzly, grimy, slinky, slimy… …matters only if behind me. Please leave comments at: Thursday … Continue reading

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Ribbons #Halloween

Another knock at the door. How long would this go on for? Didn’t anyone put their kids to bed at a sensible time any more? Well, this would be the last…the jar of sweets on the shelf was almost empty; … Continue reading

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Samhain

For Elusive Trope’s Magnetic poetry Saturday: All Hallows Old Ones linger, Prisoners in eternity’s embrace Remembering the breath of life. They come For healing or desire. Wild ghosts wake Naked in the hearts of men. A fever born of smoke … Continue reading

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Moonlit by Ritu #writephoto

Reblogged from But I Smile Anyway: Sue’s photo prompt this week… Moonlit Laurence peered out of the window and spotted the moon. Full again. Damn! Why, oh why did he have to born with this affliction that meant he was … Continue reading

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A cautionary note from the small dog

Er, hello? Who said you needed to have fireworks for Halloween? Hmm? I know there is that Bonfire Night thingy coming up… I know ‘cause it gets dark early then they start letting of the whizz-pop-bangs every night… and I … Continue reading

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Undercover

The perfect disguise For undercover agents Going underground…

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West Wycombe and the Hellfire Caves

The little village nestles in the Buckinghamshire countryside. It is a pretty place of cobbled alleys and ramshackle buildings; very small, no more that a cluster of houses, pubs and shops that span hundreds of years, watching time flow along … Continue reading

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A haunted life…

With all the recent ghost stories that have been shared for Halloween, an event that passed without notice here in the village, I have been thinking back over some of the old family tales that I had almost forgotten. Quite … Continue reading

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