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FLASH FICTION FOR THE PURPOSEFUL PRACTITIONER- 2018 WEEK #27

Image: black-and-white-person-train-motion-42153 Pixel photo After a day’s recovery from her hospital visit Joyce, my aged companion, was ready to go again. Roger our tour guide had organised a train trip to the next destination, the ancient ruins of Old Morgue … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #178 – Karma – 5/7/18 – Mother and Children

Image: Pinterest. “She’s a bitch of a girl. I hate her. She does nothing to help and openly flouts everything I ask her to do,” so spoke the mother one day when she was obviously overwhelmed by the demands of … Continue reading

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JSW Prompt 6-25-2018 – A Father and Daughter

Dolores Fortune was an unhappy woman. She’d been born unhappy and stayed that way throughout her life. Life had treated Dolores in unkind ways and she, in turn, made sure she returned the favour as often as possible. She’d married … Continue reading

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June 21: Flash Fiction Challenge – Not All is Lost

June 21, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about “not all is lost.” It can include recovery from disaster, an unexpected insight after a fall, or however the phrase moves you. Go where the … Continue reading

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50 Word Thursday #6 – Aunt Jean

“At last, the relative had left and – as with most promised things in life – there was no soaring joy accompanying the event.” Aunt Jean lived in a sprawling house in the country with a large tree in the … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo – relocation

Ronny and his wife were sick of the city living, so they bought a block of land up in the mountains and moved their small family there. They spent the first few weeks positioning their old caravan and installing a … 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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