Category Archives: #writephoto

Fractures And Fissures #writephoto

I thought I’d have another go at Sue’s latest #writephoto prompt Herbert Petticoat was a man who had found his niche both literally and metaphorically. As the senior geological archivist (northern section) of the Geological Survey, his office was a … Continue reading

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Hebridean Love Rivals #writephoto #poem #sonnet

The latest #writephoto prompt brought back a holiday in the Hebrides and especially Lewis and Harris. Lewis and Harris, two rivals in loveFor the heart of the Hebridean QueenDeclared, in their ways, ‘I’m willing’ ‘I’m keen’‘The heights… – ‘The depths… … Continue reading

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Legging It #writephoto #shortfiction

‘Stop, or forfeit!’ Martin Underlay stopped and frowned. The voice sounded intimidating but its source remained hidden. Was this some teenage trick? He took half a step towards the bridge and squealed as what appeared to be a small hairy … Continue reading

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Dancing In The Dark #writephoto

Sebastian Clunt blinked. He blinked a lot; it had become his go to way of avoiding answering awkward questions but now, rather than a tactic this was instinctive. He couldn’t believe his eyes which, since his whole existence revolved around … Continue reading

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Some Sinecure #writephoto #shortstory

‘I’m sorry, sir but…’ ‘Are you Dobson? I’m Mobbs. Inspector Mobbs.’ ‘Sorry sir. Didn’t know you’d be along. They said you’d need to acclimatise…’ ‘Hardly the Himalayas, Hobson.’ ‘No sir. And it’s Robson.’ ‘Right. What have we got?’ ‘It’s… well … Continue reading

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Applied Inspiration #writephoto #creativewriting

‘I wandered lonely as a… erm stream?’ Ranulph Titcarpet waited. And waited. ‘Hello?’ The voice, when it came was familiar. ‘You want me?’ She’s not usually this tense, he thought. ‘All okay?’ ‘Not really. But you don’t want to be … Continue reading

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All Fingers And No Thumbs #writephoto

If Felix ‘Forefinger’ O’Pretty was being honest with himself, protective custody hadn’t been the calming sinecure he’d been led to believe. He accepted that, set against some of the gnarled veterans of the criminal fraternity, he wasn’t the smoothest lockpick … Continue reading

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