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Building Woes #flashfiction

Mr ‘ansel? Bad news I’m afraid.’ ‘Again? Do you builders ever bring good news?’ ‘In Fairyland? You’ll want a happy ending next. It’s the gingerbread cladding…’ ‘Yes? Has the cost gone up?’ ‘I can’t get any, even with a sack … Continue reading

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Scratches – One Man’s Art Is Another Man’s Crime

‘Bloody vandalism.’ ‘It’s street art.’ ‘Give me a break, Logan. These yobbos don’t care about art.’ ‘Some of it’s really clever and they’re not breaking anything…’ ‘So it’s ok to cover someone’s house in paint?’ ‘Often the owner wants it…’ … Continue reading

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Two Neighbours #flashfiction

While I move towards the final preparation for my latest anthology (thank you all who commented on the possible covers – i am considering what might be best)  I thought I’d share one small piece from it to whet your appetites. It is slightly, erm, adult … Continue reading

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Dark and Light, Black and White #flashfiction #morganandlogan #carrotranch

More thoughts from the Numpty Dumpty in chief, Morgan and his loyal sidekick and long-suffering friend Logan… ‘Amanda’s a dark one.’ ‘As in?’ ‘Sorry?’ ‘Do you mean she’s mysterious, or you’re being politically incorrect about her racial characteristics or she’s the … Continue reading

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The Dangerous Art Of Talent Shows #flashfiction

DS Percy Worple nodded to DC Kate Perkins who waited by the entrance to the Cabaret Lounge. ‘What’s the story?’ ‘Not sure. Caller said something about the Crimea and someone being cold blooded.’ ‘Russian mafia killing? Just what we need.’ … Continue reading

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Cinderella And The Ubiquitous Uber #writephoto #flashfcition

‘Oh bloody hell.’ Cinderella stuck her head out of the coach window. ‘What’s wrong?’ ‘What’s wrong? What’s wrong? Where is this bleeding castle?’ ‘How do I know? I’ve had my head up a chimney for 16 years. How am I…?’ … Continue reading

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Pearl Barley And The Recalcitrant Incumbent #prompt #shortfiction

Pearl Barley stopped by the wrought iron gate and looked at the picture postcard church. Well maintained exterior – check; neatly trimmed grass – check; fresh daffodils around the lytch-gate – check; goblin in the tower – check. Yes, this … Continue reading

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