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Dalby Udder’s Cunning Apprenticeship #writephoto

Dalby Udder’s school days had been memorable in one respect. He had failed to do much forward planning. Even choosing a pudding before he had eaten his main course proved an intellectual challenge too far. So it was no surprise … Continue reading

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The History Of English Speaking Statues #writephoto

Robinson Balustrade held up a hand. The crocodile of year four’s finest came to a messy stop. ‘Alright, everyone take off their packs and… yes, Prentice? Toilet? Try the ash tree… the one that looks like Mrs Worple after her … 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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What Brexit Will Do For Our Bread #writephoto #flashfiction

‘Gah.’ ‘I’m sorry Your Crustiness, but he insists on seeing you.’ Cob, The Arch Dough of Bakersville hung his head. He looked around the Palace, with its columns and pillars, a confection of support, standing proud, like the ultimate wedding … Continue reading

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Taking The Top Off #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s latest #writephoto prompt is  There is no accurate record of when the land became infertile but certainly before the fifth century when the Abbey records speak of a strip of failure in what was otherwise the most fertile … Continue reading

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Finding Peace #writephoto

This week’s #writephoto prompt is   Rodney ap Tyron hated his father and mother, had a permanent dislike of his four brothers and absolutely abhorred his grandparents. Which was a shame as he had a rare and debilitating psycho-neurological ailment … Continue reading

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A New Dawn #microfiction #prompt

Jane has prompted us with this picture. I’m afraid I have rather ignored the words she suggested. Margery Plankton was, in one dimension, a podiatrist. In another she undertook the role of Xenata, Goddess of Equality, Diversity and Being Mildly … Continue reading

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Whither Reality #shortstory #prompt

Jane Doughtery’s picture prompt and theme this week is Abandon Which is real? Gwyneth knew her place. She was up making breakfast and cleaning the stove before first light, setting the fires and preparing the children for school, her husband for … Continue reading

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(in)animation #pictureprompt #shortstory

Jane Doughtery’s picture prompt is thus (In)Animation George Trinkel Frankenstein was not related to the infamous scientist but he held him in such high regard he took his surname for his own. Almost inevitably that meant he became the subject … Continue reading

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