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Kingdoms, Koalas and all that #carrotranch #morganandlogan

‘They’re updating Shakespeare’s Richard III. He’s no longer the baddy.’ ‘A modern setting?’ ‘I suppose.’ ‘Somewhere with unspeakably awful politicians?’ ‘Australia?’ ‘They’re just called silly names like flymo. No, the US. You’ve warring houses, a King who’s pretty bloody awful…’ … Continue reading

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Jay Hubbell #carrotranch #microhistory

Jay Hubbell was famous: congressman, judge, mining advocate. He was well-liked, a considerate family man and generous benefactor. But Jay carried a terrible secret. His beard was possessed by a malignant spirt, Orifice the Odiferous who would release odours so … Continue reading

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It’s Not About The Paint #carrotranch #flashfiction #morganandlogan

‘You decorating, Logan?’ ‘I was fed up with the colour.’ ‘I always thought it was one of those pretentious ‘white with a hint of snot’ thingies.’ ‘It was Forest Dapple.’ ‘You’re kidding? Which bit of that “yesterday’s cappuccino” effect was … Continue reading

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Imagine If Godot Was In Catering #carrotranch #flashfiction

‘I’ve a new job. Well almost.’ ‘Great. As what?’ ‘I haven’t got it yet. But I had a test. Depends if I pass.’ ‘As what?’ ‘I might not want it, you know it might not suit me.’ ‘Morgan, what’s the … Continue reading

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Taking Ice With A Pinch Of Salt

‘Ice with it?’ ‘My dad said that was sacrilege.’ ‘He liked his scotch warm?’ ‘He didn’t like scotch. He just didn’t like others having it with ice. He was a G&T man.’ ‘No ice?’ ‘Always ice and a slice.’ ‘Bit … Continue reading

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Getting The Right Signal #carrotranch

‘You look exhausted, Morgan.’ ‘It’s mum and her death wish.’ ‘Death wish?’ ‘Well, wishes. This whole “when I go…” malarkey.’ ‘It was the music last week…?’ ‘Oh that was easy. She told me yesterday she doesn’t trust me to carry … Continue reading

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Fire And Earth #carrotranch #creativewriting #loganandmorgan

‘Why the long face, Morgan?’ ‘It’s Mum.’ ‘Really? Is she ill?’ ‘She’s planning her funeral.’ ‘Some people do. Was she miserable?’ ‘Not at all. Quite energised.’ ‘That’s good.’ ‘Is it?’ ‘What did she say?’ ‘She wants to choose her music. … Continue reading

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