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What do you see # 61 – 21st December 2020 – Bringing On Christmas.

It was that time of the year again. The kids were at me, the wife demanding, the pressure building, shopping to be done and it seemed everything and everyone was demanding something of me and my resolve was fading by … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #299 – Over The Top – October 29th – My Great Uncle Hector.

 In 1916 my Great Uncle Hector received the call to go over the top. I’m not sure how far he got before death greeted him, but I bet he was more afraid than ever about what he was doing. Another … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Serenity #writephoto – Our Weekend Away

 The serenity was there to be held, tasted, and clung to as a relief from the humdrum of everyday life. “Can’t you feel it?” asked dad as another insect hit the insect catcher, and the silence was once again interrupted … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #87 – The Old Well

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #84 – Crisp and Fishing.

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Tale Weaver – #280 – Tickets – June18th.

Jimmy burst through the back door holding the ticket aloft in his hand. “Mum, I got it, I’ve got us a ticket,” he announced triumphantly. “Oh you are a clever boy, now let’s hope it’s a winner shall we?” said … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #273 – I Remember Once…April 30th – When Life was Simpler.

I remember once when life was much simpler. We lived on a street where we knew our neighbours; we didn’t always get on with them all, but that was how life was. Home was mum and dad, my brothers and … Continue reading

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100 Word Wednesday: Week 133 – The Neighbours.

“Those people in that house through the trees, they’re spies,” said Mum as we sat to dinner. “They are not,” replied Joe, “what makes you say that?” “They’re shifty,” stated Mum, “I’ve been watching them. They come and go at … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #126 – Isolation

I live in a rural part of the country where isolation is easy to come by and one that is readily chosen over the crowded city. I do go to the city, it’s a nice place to visit, but I … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – #266 – Backbone – 12th March – Finally

She’d said on more than one occasion that he needed to show a bit of backbone. Rolling over in submission could only be done so many times. He had to at some stage stand up for himself. But it was … Continue reading

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