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Conned? 2

I often don't sleep well. There is nothing wrong with me physically to prevent it, but I do spend a lot of my life worrying about things that have...

Some Autumn Haikus

An Autumn willow grows beside the waterfall; a fall of fire Autumn, with a sigh, all her golden leaves, lets go. Spring brings emeralds. Black...

The Runaway Drum (Children's Song)

Chorus: Has anyone seen a runaway drum a-tumbling come this way? If anyones seen a runaway drum will somebody please just say. 1st. It cracked my...

Joy and sorrow Chapter 8 Blowout

Karen is arranged immaculately, flaxen hair done up in a classic French twist. A red blazer hangs on her spare frame like a coat rack. Karen once...

Joy and Sorrow Chapter 8 Sitting Shiva

Shiva ( Hebrew : שבעה ‎‎, literally "seven") is the week-long mourning period in Judaism for first-degree relatives: The ritual is referred to as "...

Joy and Sorrow Chapter 7 The Anniversary

Celeste walked at a glacial pace behind her husband. For a man of considerable build, Joel kept up a rapid pace, both in life and his gait. She wore...

Revival 4 - World Revival

Isaac stood on the stage at Hillsborough Stadium. “I have been asked to sign the meeting today for the deaf people. I only know one sign.” Isaac made...

Revival 3 - Come and Be Healed

Wendy went to see her grandmother in hospital. “Hello Grandma.” “Hello Wendy, how are you?” “I’m fine, Grandma. How are you?” Grandma looked down at...

OUR SUN WILL PAINT THE SKIES

some artists portray people such as man and loving wife while others are more comfortable with something more still life . perhaps a shred of fiction...

The Nightmare

Did you ever have a recurring nightmare that nearly scared you to death, made you afraid to fall asleep, and didn't make any sense? Well, I did, and to this day, I still cannot figure out its meaning or why it recurred over several weeks. Hope your nightmares are not as strange as this one.

Pinball People

Playing Pinball People Dodging dog-dirt On the streets of gold. Pinballing along, Careering on. Who let’s them beg? How dare the prick My conscience...

The Picture Ranch 19

Fisher seeks help... even someone called Micawber can't just wait for something to turn up...

Bag Lady or Angel ?

Bag Lady or Angel ? I am the very best at judging people. I have a default setting of scorn and it doesn't’t matter who I cast my gaze upon; they are...
Cherry

Routine

'Do you have anyone with you?' Her eyes widen, origami Fortune teller, seeing False futures. 'My husband' Her hands clasp each other, comfort In...
Cherry
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The Nudism Problem

Sometimes Alun will do anything not because he believes it, but because it’s the opposite of the policy of the mainland council. So when the council...
Gold cherry

The Murder Mystery Problem

I was woken early one morning by a hammering on my back door. Concerned, I quickly dressed and rushed downstairs, to find Alun in an agitated state...

Downshire Diary – (08) First Impressions (Part 02)

32 year old Dentist Lianne Martin moved into number 2, Military Row with her younger sister Kirsty and her six year old niece Sasha on the 18 th of July. Lianne worked in Finchbottom for Downshire Denticare and divided her time between there and Mornington. After her sister Kirsty and her boyfriend split up she and her daughter moved in with Lianne but it was a bit cramped in her flat so when the opportunity of a house in Mornington presented itself she snapped it up.

Choice Tales from the Vale – (070) The First Adventure

Gary Kitchen and Sara Sund, were staying on a camp site in the Finchbottom Vale that was once a working railway station before it fell foul of Dr Beeching and his cuts, in a place called Sharpinghead. The two of them were staying in a converted signal box which was comfortable enough but because of the limited floor space it had bunk beds which didn’t go down well at all with Sara, she wanted a double bed and plenty of “bedding”

30th September 2016

30 th September 2016 Six years have passed since I’ve dared to write a piece, but this is all I’ve got and all I can really say is times have most...

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