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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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Tale Weaver – #256 – Trigger – January 2nd. – Starting Dad Off.

“You had to start him off didn’t you,” said mum the exasperation in her voice clear to each of us. Yes, we were guilty of stirring up dad, not that it took much. We did it because we knew he’d … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge # 289 – Twin Tits

Image: Jonas Peterson The folks living on Twin Tits were a funny mob. On one side were the Howes, (to the left of the photo) and to the right lived the Wherefores. The Howes were a multi-generational family having taken … Continue reading

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The Weekly Terrible Poetry Contest – The Garage Sale

Tables roughly set, All the junk I can find Set out haphazardly A mad woman’s breakfast, you might say. At dawn, they begin to assemble The junk dealers, predators Looking for a free bargain, If they can get it. Haggling … Continue reading

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