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Preparing For A Return To The Gold Standard #writephoto #flashfiction

For Mandolin O’Dorke it should have been an average stroll in an average wood on an average day. The sun shone in a ho-hummish medium sort of way, Goldilocksian in that it wasn’t too hot or cold. He felt okay, … Continue reading

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Textile Trauma

The two detectives paused, while a constable held up the police bunting for them to duck underneath. The little chequered octagons (‘those darling little octoidals are so this year’) hung limply in the airless glade, the heat oppressive. Detective constable … Continue reading

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The Trials And Tribulations Of Robinson Speke (Explorer) #writephoto #flashfiction

Robinson Speke stood, his legs akimbo, Baden-Powell shorts billowing in the strong breeze. He let the map case swing at his hips as he folded his arms and studied the signpost. After a minute, maybe two, he allowed himself a … Continue reading

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How To Toast A Crumpet

Colin had not felt this way for a long time, but then again it had been a while since he had drunk tea. Tea, he associated with Aunts. And Aunts with knitwear. And knitwear with cheek pinching. And Colin had … Continue reading

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Lost In Translation #carrotranch #prompt #flasfiction

‘You look smart, Morgan. In court?’ ‘Ha. I’m meeting a rather special person. Very influential. I hope he can help me.’ ‘How?’ ‘He understands how the system works, you know, all those back passages.’ ‘Corridors of power?’ ‘Exactly.’ ‘A sort … Continue reading

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The Control Of Poetry (All Forms) Regulations 2019 #writephoto #flashfiction

 The angels wings sussurated the glory and… ‘Hello? Excuse me.’ Jon Nobble frowned and looked away from his notebook. He’d just released the essence of his muse and he really did not need any sort of interruption to his flow. … Continue reading

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After The Garden Of Eden #stockphotochallenge

‘I hate that bloody snake.’ ‘What’s wrong, Adam?’ ‘You wouldn’t understand. I’ll kill him though.’ Eve chased after Adam and just managed to prevent him strangling the reptile. As Adam did his double teapot pose, Eve tried to comfort the … Continue reading

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