Certificate 12

Ages 12 and up
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The Vessel Overflows

Sadness lives in my shoulders. I have long housed it there, as worry chose the stomach for itself. There isn’t much of me, my mortal shell. Five feet...
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A Real Doctor

‘Oh, give over, you’re not even a real doctor!’ Dr Oetker was in a very dark place and had been for a number of days. The sale of sprinkles had...
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THE CROCODILE'S TEARS

'Don't Cry For Me Argentina"
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In the Vale of the Shadow King (Part Four of Six)

Parts One to Three at: https://www.abctales.com/collection/vale-shadow-king In the Vale of the Shadow King (Part Four of Six) Billy had woken...
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Open All Hours

I'm the nastiest xhopkeeper you've ever seen. When it comes to customers, I'm always mean. I always lie to sell my stuff. If you don't like it, tough...
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"Anemoi" (wind gods- mythology)

Eurus owns the Eastern winds And all the autumn colors The Blazing trees Gold and red September’s Artful nature October nights Shortened days Through...
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Small Town Insurrection

I walked through the maze of streets and alleyways, trying to remember how to reach the town square. Seagulls circled above me, swooping low over my head and crying out like I was a scrap of food to be snaffled in their beaks.

The Big Game Hunt

It seemed like a good day. Not one of those where you're sitting on the toilet, realising you've just inadvertently wiped your backside with the...