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Declarations

Chel Owen, she of the A’mused poetry prompt, has this month suggested a political campaign slogan and/or speech. If you want to join in, here’s a link I couldn’t think of anything better than the ultimate political statement, which has … Continue reading

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Sue Vincent, A Special Kind Of Blogger

I’ve known Sue for the best part of six years, throughout my time of blogging. I’ve met her, too, at the Bloggers Bash (when I admit to a certain disappointment the red hair – see above image – wasn’t present … Continue reading

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Up Close And Personal #prompt #shortfiction

Willow Willers has sent me another eye pic as a prompt. This is the picture And this what followed. When you’ve finished reading head over to Willow’s blog and rummage around; I know you’ll enjoy yourself. Until today, Naomi Flutterbung … Continue reading

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Redecoration #flashfiction #prompt

My dear blogging friend Hugh, to be found here, and if you don’t read his blog, do so forthwith, sent me a WhatsApp and in the exchange I said I was repainting the utility. ‘Use it as a prompt for … Continue reading

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Musings From The Kitchen #prompt #shortfiction

Diana Peach at Myths Of The Mirror has prompted us to write about our muse. But what if… It had been a heck of a day. So many interruptions, but finally I’d settled down to write. That’s when the door … Continue reading

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The Slow Demise Of The Serially Slow #reprise #writephoto

Willow started it so blame her! Seriously though I have benefitted muchly from Sue Vincent’s many #writephoto prompts and while she is cogitating on how to replace the small dog’s ball, I thought I’d repost this one from 2018 as … Continue reading

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Inspector Counterweight And The Percussive Goblin #flash!friday #flashfiction

Inspector Turmeric Counterweight lifted the tape. ‘What we got, Blossom?’ Constable Pretty Blossom shifted uncomfortably, the hazmat suit chaffing places usually reserved for members of his Lodge. Two similarly clothed figures held up jars, full, it seemed of writhing flames. … Continue reading

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Blind To Tragedy #flashfiction #prompt

They all saw the dog. Black, shaggy, watchful. The suit said he couldn’t have known, not his fault. I think he blames the student for bumping into the guy. She’d have been watching the dog, too. At least the dude’s … Continue reading

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Knees Up #carrotranch #morganandlogandoamerica

‘Aunty Madge mailed.’ ‘How is the old loon?’ ‘Fed up with lockdown, though she’s ridiculously excited she’s got a hair appointment.’ ‘What is that all about? A hair cut? Sheesh!’ ‘You’ve got none to cut. Mum always said her hair … Continue reading

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Separated By A Common Confection #dating #carrotranch

‘What was your first date, Logan?’ ‘Karen Doubleknees. We met in holiday. She lived in Skegness. We were sixteen.’ ‘But that’s…?’ ‘500 miles from Chez Logan, yes.’ ‘How?’ ‘It’s not hard Morgan. We used the phone.’ ‘That’s not a date. … Continue reading

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