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Eyes Up! #writephoto #flash

Sue’s prompt this week is Candice Charming pushed Thomas Reedy back into line. This Year Four were undoubtedly the worst year yet. ‘Mandy, leave Gerry alone.’ She caught her colleague, Millie Stammler’s smile and feigned a heart attack. ‘So what … Continue reading

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Deer, deer #writephoto #prompt

It’s been a while since I did one of Sue’s #writephoto prompts but here we go again…. The Misocrimbalist* In a world of superheroes Vernon Ongar wasn’t your typical vigilante. He wore corduroy to begin with and parted his hair … Continue reading

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Singapore Part 2: nature and Nationhood

What do National Celebrations tell you about a country? Its confidence? Its personality? There is a danger in stereotyping. In the UK we don’t do National Days. Partly our aggrandizing past has embedded an embarrassment that makes such an event … Continue reading

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Life, Death and Fishing #microcosms #flashfiction

Another short piece in response to the Microcosms 81 prompt Fisherman/Battlefield/memoir ‘Where do you think Grandpa is now?’ Jessie studied the old man. ‘Fishing, I’d guess. He goes a lot these days. See how he grips? Big beast he has there.’ ‘Did … Continue reading

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Soft Landing? #carrotranch #flashfiction

Charli Mills latest prompt is here July 13, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about an unexpected landing. It can be acrobatic, an unplanned move or created into a metaphor. Go where the prompt, … Continue reading

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Something To Crow About

This week’s prompt from Sue Vincent’s #writephoto stable is this  ‘Hello?’ ‘Sorry? Did you…?’ ‘Speak? Yes.’ ‘But you’re…?’ ‘A crow. Yes.’ ‘How…?’ ‘Right now ‘why’ is more pressing.’ Jim Pale stood back. This was a joke. Some teen’s trick. Or … Continue reading

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Inspector Frolick And The Case Of The Errant Fairy #microcosms #flashfiction

‘Sad day. Sad times.’ Inspector Frolick shook his head. ‘When a fairy goes bad…’ ‘Indeed sergeant. Where did the dust trail end?’ ‘The enchanted forest. We nearly had her but she’s led a charmed life.’ ‘I think a spell inside … Continue reading

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