Author Archives: Michael

Tale Weaver – #296 – Stranger – 8th October – A Stranger in Town.

 There was a lot of interest shown the day the Stranger rode into town. He sat high in the saddle, and his grey pony was more a curiosity than anything else as grey ponies were not a common sight unless … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt.– Creating Context. – The New Restaurant

The food in the new restaurant was delicious/different/challenging. The new restaurant at the end of High Street was soon in the news for serving food that was both different and challenging. The fact that it was alive on your plate … Continue reading

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What do you see # 49 – 28 September’20 – Predators.

Image credit- Evan Clark @ Unsplash Did you know they are left over from the time of the dinosaurs? Birds have survived through the ages. Some I’m sure have evolved, others not. The black cockatoos I see flying around are … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #99 – On The Buses

Crisp, my aged companion and I used the bus a lot on our travels. Once we got the hang of them, they provided us with a safe and reliable way of getting around the countryside. “So different from when we … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #295 – Crime Fighter – 1st October – Dert Waters

It started as one of those days for Dert Waters, Crime Fighter. He woke up to discover crime had maintained its unhealthy hold over the neighbourhood, and the bad guys were getting bolder and more daring. He contemplated joining them … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #98 – Once a Dancer

 “I wanted to be a dancer,” said Crisp, my aged companion, after we’d listened to the guide’s talk about the life of the jilted dancer. “I thought I was all grace and poise,” she continued, “I’d flit about the house … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – Creating a Context – 27th September – The Shop

It came as no surprise to anyone when he entered the shop and found it inhabited by fluffy, cuddly creatures. After all, the shop was known as a place where the unusual met up with the even more unusual. Today though, the fluffy, cuddly creatures, … Continue reading

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September 24: Flash Fiction Challenge – Breakfast for Small Boys

September 24, 2020, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less), write a story about snacking. It can feature crunchy snacks or creamy one. Who is snacking on what and why? How can you make this a story? Go where … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #294 – Epic Fail – 24th September – The Family Dinner

 It started out as another family dinner, the kids and families coming over to celebrate the birthday of the youngest grandson. As the girls were all working, I decided to cook, and they would come with one dish each, a … Continue reading

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What do you see # 48 – 21 September’20 – The Lane.

 It had been one of those days where the end of it couldn’t have come fast enough. The oppressive heat had sapped the life out of everyone and every beast. Even Arn’s delivery truck had given up for the day … Continue reading

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