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Beach Fayre #writephoto #flashfiction

The excitement in the venerated halls of the Royal Geographical Society were palpable. Not since Surtsey had burst forth from the Atlantic, propelled by huge volcanic forces, had anything of this scale suddenly appeared out of the oceans and this … Continue reading

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Hearts of Stone and Hope #writephoto #flashfiction

Selma Gubbins always wanted to be an archaeologist, ever since a school trip aged seven when she was allowed to dig in the soil with an old spoon and not have to talk to anyone as she lost herself in … Continue reading

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A modern fable: how the birds got their beaks #writephoto #flashfiction

A Fable for Today – why the birds got their beaks?   When the world was young and no one had been trumped and a merkel was a small scavenging rodent, two gods vied to control the world; O’mi and … Continue reading

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Taking It On The Chin #writephoto #flashfiction

The Pacific Basin   For three days, the coasts of eastern Australia, New Zealand and all the Pacific islands were inundated with a strange matted fibrous material, unlike any seaweed or plant life ever seen before. Samples were rushed to … Continue reading

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By Royal Appointment #writephoto #shortstory

Quinton Ghumme liked being a dentist. It was a simple existence, he felt, catering for just one part of the overly complex human body. Well paid with regular hours, he enjoyed the prestige and the recognition. But, today, 9th March, … Continue reading

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The Eye Has It #writephoto #shortstory

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt is this week It was the first time the clouds had parted in generations, a small shiny space in the otherwise uniform grey. People speculated why it had happened and why here, in an obscure corner … Continue reading

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The Bridge #writephoto #shortstory

Sue Vincewnt’s prompt this week is The Bridge  Cow Lane bridge is barely remarked on these days. A few walkers might occasionally comment on its age and the pretty patterns the lichen makes on the stones but it doesn’t stay … Continue reading

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