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Writespiration #104 52 Weeks in 52 Words Week 8 – Choke

If you pulled it out too far you flooded the carburettor. You had to judge just how far and that depended on the time of year. Winter needed more than summer. Our old car had a mind of its own. … Continue reading

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A morning with three of my grandsons.

Three of my grandsons are Jack aged 4, William aged 3 and Beau aged 2. Last Saturday morning I was on small boy duty as their mother went off on a Christmas shopping trip. It was a series of adventures … Continue reading

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Wayne and Greg – A Beginning

Since the time they could remember and that that was an awful long time Wayne and Greg had been the entities representing their respective deities. Wayne represented Hell and Greg was God’s angel on earth. In the early days there … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers 4 December 2015 – Hope

One of the things that sustained him in his confinement was the light that always shone in the distance. Nine days out of ten it was in his mind but on that one day he saw it shining brightly his … Continue reading

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SoCS Nov. 28/15 – Giving a Stuff

This week’s prompt “stuff” I have enjoyed the innumerable mentions of thanksgiving this week even though we do not have such a tradition in my country. But I appreciate the importance of the day to all my USA friends. There … Continue reading

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In Memory of Barbara Beacham – A Tribute

Like any Sunday last Sunday was a day when I took myself out of the house and down to the coast. It’s a comforting thing as my life is very hectic and a Sunday at the beach and wandering the … Continue reading

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Wordle #86 “November 23, 2015” – Cyprus Waters

This week’s words to play with: Cyprus Ringside Lapis Lazuli – bright blue colour Brimstone Coffin, Hands Acrobat Strength Mawkish (characterized by sickly sentimentality; weakly emotional; maudlin. Having a mildly sickening flavor; slightly nauseating.) Serum Obsolescence (the state, process, or … Continue reading

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