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History Echoes #dadsprose #covid19 #1939

In 1939 my father was twelve; at the time war was declared he was staying with his uncle and aunt in Linton in Cambridgeshire, helping on the farms and enjoying a lot of freedom. It was, in his mind an … Continue reading

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The Life Aquatic

What do you see when you look at this picture? That’s what we are asked by Charli Mills and her latest prompt? May 27, 2015 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story, using the above photo … Continue reading

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When fear strikes…

I have heard it said that fear is irrational. Surely that should be instinctive? The fight or flight response and all that? After all some fears seem totally logical to me.  I mean what’s so dumb about a fear of snakes? Oh … Continue reading

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