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Promises Beyond The Veil Of Light ( PT 24 )

Picture by pixabay free images. Part Twenty Four It was Sunday afternoon and Mina had been preparing to go back to school, collecting pens and books...
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Sugar on Lemon

This image is in the public domain because it contains materials that originally came from the Agricultural Research Service, the research agency of the United States Department of Agriculture.
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Knock Knock - part 3

A story about plumbing in three parts.
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Promises Beyond The Veil Of Light ( PT 23 )

Picture by Pixabay free images. Part Twenty Three The morning that Mina was to visit the solicitor arrived. Evie had got Mina's coat dry cleaned and...
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Shy (Prologue) (Part 2)

At last the night came. The moon was fat and full like a peach. All day the castle rumbled to the sound of its many visitors, and as the evening’s...
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Shy (Prologue) (Part 1)

This is the prologue to a children's/YA novel. The prologue is written in the style of a fairytale, but the rest of the novel is not. Hope you enjoy...
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Knock Knock - part 2

A story about plumbing in three parts.
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If Money Was No Object

It is a pleasure to own a work of art whether it is the charming Mona Lisa whose smile touches art lovers' heart or a painting by Gentileschi of Pisa...
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Knock Knock - part 1

A story about plumbing in three parts.
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Canine Glares

Although he is a handsome creature, poodle bitches still glare proudly at him. Tail in any case an ohmmeter needle, genitals a pendulum, Llewelyn, my...
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Promises Beyond The Veil Of Light ( Pt 21 )

Picture by pixabay free images. Part Twenty One Feeling safe for the first time since she'd left the veiled forest, It was still difficult for Mina...
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Theft on the 15:33 to Penzance

Here’s cause to complain, I was robbed on a train near Salisbury Plain! After flushing the chain I returned to my table where an Auntie Mabel in moth...
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Brooklyn Heart

The sunlight glare on the mirror washed out James Eliot's nineteen-year-old face making his eyes pale and translucent. On the wall there was a shadow...
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Heaven is Blue

The day after the bomb fell we reached the underpass in a hail of searcher-stones. They bounced off every surface lighting the quick to a lurid...
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Cornish Saints

I like the fact that few of you came from here; why wouldn’t you visit this peninsula for your holidays? More than that, the people accepted the love...
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Dark Premonitions (from Ribbentrop's Chair)

“One night after I had gone to sleep and my mother had put out the light and the moon shone in through the cracks in the shutters, I heard a rustling...
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Inter-tidal life

This was written for my children long ago, to try to capture the underwater scene change. I posted it some time ago as simply ‘Seashore’, but thought it was worth reposting for the August topic of Poetry monthly.
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Promises Beyond The Veil Of Light ( PT 20 )

Picture by Pixabay free images. A Story In Forty Eight Parts. Part Twenty Kendrick awoke in the backseat of his vehicle squinting, dazzled by lights...
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She Haunts Me

I saw two butterflies having a punch-up over my cabbage. If butterflies fight, what chance have we?
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Man in a Pink Shirt

Man in a pink shirt Don’t step out into the road Fat man in a pink polo shirt Ruddy cheeked, strawberry blond In Henley..Henley on Thames One tan...

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