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He's Not Going

I meet McGurk at his house at about eight in de morning. He comes out wit dis huge bag on his back as if he’s already in de secondary school. --Why...
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Isolation Diary

I study exponential curves. Maps have circles on them. How many faces are there in a dot?
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Pad Life: Fluffy Bunnies

The Pad is playing nice, for now. Picture: Pixabay Creative Commons
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Salty meanderings

The view from a greenhouse
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45. Greased Lightnin'

There are worse things I could do... Image is from publicdomainvectors.com
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A distinctive trail of logic informed the path that brought me here. To my car, I mean, driving along the road at night with nothing packed, towards...
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44. God Shuffled His Feet

Don't mess with the Director of the Celestial Bureau of Investigation (That's the Aseeya-Beeya-Eye to you). Artwork Titian / Public domain
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Story of the week

The Monkey Plans. (An audio extract from Sven Goes to War)

The Monkey Plans . 1. Listen to The Monkey Plans . 2. Read the full story here . 3. Or even from beginning of whole banana here . 4. Enjoy 5. Or don'...
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A Gerl Clown

It’s great when yer mudder and fadder go off to a wedding or something and yer Auntie Alice comes to sit wit you and yer brudders because Auntie...
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Signs of Spring 6)

The gentle greening of the weeping willow by the industrial site, spiky catkins hang too, hardly noticed among the trailing leafy stems.
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outlaws

Part 78
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The Shadow Of Mrs. Prior

--Dere’s Mrs. Prior. She’s a bit a shtuff, isint she? McGurk is referring to de most mysterious woman in de town who is now walking past with a...
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Being Positive

Jessica is back to base. (Flash fiction - 400 words).
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The One String Woman

East European woman strums one string guitar repeated discordant droning atonal hoping to improvise jam with the street noise maybe not. Avant garde...
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43. Be Stiff

Careful Gabe... Careful. Image is a detail from an image on pinterest.com. No known copyright issues.
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Sven Goes to War. Part 10. Masters of War

Masters of War. Because Sven had Excelled Beyond Anyone’s Reasonable Expectations ( EBARE ) a medal in the shape of a Matilda tank firing upon a...
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From Jester To King LXXV

Synagogue choir.
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The Stranger In The Pub

I was on my second pint, it was only twenty past eleven in the morning and apart from me, the pub was empty. Don’t get me wrong I’m not the kind of...
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