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100 Word Wednesday: Week 78 – The Hedge

It was a common practice for the three girls to sit on the front lawn of the school during their lunch break to chat and catch up on events overnight. There was never a shortage of subjects for them to … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 77 – The Lids

The Bottle twins, Kelly and Karl liked climbing to the top of the hill behind their house to watch the sunset and talk over their respective days. Since they were little they had been given the nickname, Lids. Both answered … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 75 – Parent’s Amazement.

We stood in amazement as our son was awarded his degree. To us he’d wasted his years, he did very little work, he attended the bar more than he did lectures and he seemed disinterested in everything academic. Often, he … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 74 -The Street of Sameness.

In the street of sameness, nothing stood out. It wasn’t allowed, to be different was akin to being subversive, and that would never do. Once a month the suburban dictator would arrive with set-squares and theodolites to check the sameness. … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 73 – Fishing.

Dad loved to go fishing. On holiday he’d row an old wooden boat out to a fishing hole he thought would bring him a big catch. He’d sling an old hessian bag over the side to keep the fish alive … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday – An Unexpected Change – Part 2

The crying child seemed so far away. She took stock of herself with arms and legs scratched and covered in mud and sand in uncomfortable places. Around her was the detritus of what had happened. She wasn’t sure but was … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday – An Unexpected Change

It was a fine day, and they had taken advantage to go to the beach. He tempted her to paddle out onto the water where she would be able to see the ocean floor where fish and corals abounded. The … Continue reading

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