Monthly Archives: June 2013

Photo Fiction – The Half Clock

My Grandfather loved to collect clocks. Don’t ask me why. The sound of the hundreds he had ticking insanely in his shed was enough to send me crazy. He loved things to be nailed down and if it wasn’t nailed … Continue reading

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Ligo Haibun Challenge – In a Haze

My chosen word: Haze   In a Haze The gutter looked up at him and it was not impressed with what it saw. Dirty face, hair a mess of tangles, across his forehead were the remnants of a gel that … Continue reading

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GKid No5

Yesterday a new grandson arrived. William was born to my daughter Charlotte. He is her second child and they are both doing well. As I have six kids of my own, all grown up and doing wonderful things in life, … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Supermarket

The woman in the supermarket Each Saturday I see you, In the breakfast cereal aisle sometimes perusing the cleaning products. Each week I ask, who are you? Why do you appear so detached? A picture of concentration, Shopping list in … Continue reading

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Stumped/Friday Fiction

  I love India. You do? Yes, all things Indian. Oh? Cricket, I love cricket and curry. Ever been there? Once. Once? Got lost. Lost? Marie’s fault. How so? She was running late. And? The bus. What happened? Missed it. … Continue reading

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Grief

Grief Until you have to deal with grief you really have little to no idea of how it works. Each of us responds differently. The vast emptiness is something I think many people would experience. As I had nursed my … Continue reading

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Alastair’s Photo Fiction: Storm

  The girls clung to the side of the ship as it was tossed about in the raging storm. The towering waves and the foaming water terrified them. Earlier they had gathered with their parents and planned their course of … Continue reading

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