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The Past Is Always Present #carrotranch #flashfiction

The Past Is Always Present ‘I went to that reunion…’ ‘Told you not to.’ ‘Yeah, well you were right.’ ‘Morgan, that’s the first time you’ve ever acknowledged that I might be right. It’s good to move on.’ ‘True, but that’s … Continue reading

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Never Trust A Man Who Knows His Pasta #microcosms #flashfiction

Melanie said he has a face for voice-overs but I said I thought him handsome. Rugged I said but she she’d seen turkeys with tighter jaws and in profile she thought him a touch scrotal. He was very nice to … Continue reading

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How Martin Fisman Played A Small But Important Part In Rebuilding Europe #flashfiction

Martin Fisman grew up unaware of life beyond the farm in Wiltshire. His life followed the seasons. One summer afternoon, in 1912, he was ploughing the high field when the ground gave way and he found himself in a dark … Continue reading

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In Plain Sight #writephoto #flashfiction

A Magical Mystery Tour – The Secondary School Version ‘And this is the art room. How is it going today, Miss Lozenge?’ The teacher looked terrified at the simple question. Gaston Hipbrace was used to his presence, as Chief Inspector … Continue reading

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The Sibling E – A Fighting Vowel #carrotranch #flash fiction

‘What now, Morgan?’ ‘My brother. He said we used to scrap all the time while all I remember is being told we got into scrapes.’ ‘It’s possible you did both.’ ‘You’re sitting on the fence again.’ ‘No, look. You scrap … Continue reading

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The Impossible Art Of Soldiering On #microcosms #flashfiction

The Impossible Art Of Soldiering On Geraldine ran a finger round the stiff collar. The VAD uniform wasn’t made for comfort. She felt eyes on her and glanced at number fourteen. Mrs Ephram shuffled out of her door; she nodded … Continue reading

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Song Sung Blue #writephoto #flashfiction

‘There you go. Have you ever seen a river like it?’ ‘It’s so…’ ‘Blue?’ ‘Unnatural.’ ‘Taste it.’ ‘You’re kidding. What’s done that? Copper sulphate? Cobalt?’ ‘Have a sip. It won’t kill you’ ‘Have you?’ ‘Course.’ ‘Oh god it’s disgusting.’ ‘Your … Continue reading

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