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In Any Kitchen Sink Drama, Beware Of The Kettle #flashfiction

‘Hello, Aaron from IT..’ The woman grabbed his hand and yanked him inside. ‘Shush.’ The woman eyes scanned the hall and pointed to the corner of the room. An allseeingeye winked back. Aaron nodded but the woman hadn’t finished. She … Continue reading

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I’m A Celebrity: Get Over It. #flashfiction #microcosms

Dune Roamin’ The contestants for the charity version of ‘Nothing Ventured’ shifted uneasily as they stared at the unbroken horizon of baking sand. The presenter smirked. ‘You have two days to survive. And remember it’s all in a good cause.’ … Continue reading

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Finding A Way #flashfiction#microcosms

Delphine Tombola knew from Primary school that the faith she would embrace would need to provide her with a complete and comprehensive way of living.  She dabbled with the four major religions and dropped them once they revealed their inherent … Continue reading

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Tales For A City: a love affair with bricks: #prompt, #microcosms

Readers here will know I love my city – London – with its many failings not forgotten or ignored. I’ve been lucky to visit many others: friendly, coherent, stunning, beautiful, historic, quirky. None come close to holding my attention apart … Continue reading

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It Doesn’t Matter What You Do So Long As You Dress The Part #flashfiction #microcosms

Margery Strool opened the door with her hip, her hands full.  The Prime Minister’s Office seemed empty. ‘Gerald?’ Where the hell was he? ‘You wanted a word about tactics for the meeting with the POTUS and…  Oh shit, no.’ Gerald … 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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The Little House On Fifth #microcosms #flashfiction

Fifth Avenue apartments were the plum cleaning jobs. All on one level, lift accessible, and no one about to get in the way. So why had Marita been given this assignment? The slip said the owner was Red Ballantyne. She … Continue reading

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