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Dark and Light, Black and White #flashfiction #morganandlogan #carrotranch

More thoughts from the Numpty Dumpty in chief, Morgan and his loyal sidekick and long-suffering friend Logan… ‘Amanda’s a dark one.’ ‘As in?’ ‘Sorry?’ ‘Do you mean she’s mysterious, or you’re being politically incorrect about her racial characteristics or she’s the … Continue reading

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Life? Pah, You Couldn’t Make It Up #philosophy

This was me, two years ago. Six years old, again. Now, two years on and I’m eight today, so, utilizing the patented Le Pard Failsafe Body Clock that takes the digits of your years on the planet, adds them together … Continue reading

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You Can’t Be Too Careful #carrotranch #morganandlogan

This week, hot from the Ranch we have an abandoned suitcase July 26, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about what happens next to a stranded suitcase. Go where the prompt leads you, but consider … Continue reading

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Ponderings While Pulling Trees

A little light musing, interspersed with pictures of the garden.. I was digging up a tree yesterday. It’s the sort of work that I used to love when working at the legal coal face. It meant I couldn’t actually think about … Continue reading

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Optimism v Pessimism: call it a draw…

I’m an optimist. To be truthful, I’m a card carrying, corners-upturned-party, flag-waving, bottle-completely-full-to-overflowing, careerist optimist. I don’t believe all the negative headlines; I grind my teeth at the ‘in-my-day’ brigade of rose-tintery; I say ‘Pah!’ to life’s naysayers; I spit … Continue reading

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History in the here and now

Despite it being May, it is cold here, misty too, as Dog and I perambulate around the Park. Once crisp views of the city in a chill winter are hazed to a blur, technicolour leached to monochromes. The radio talked … Continue reading

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