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Tale Weaver – #235 – 8th August – Roller Coaster – The Death of a Father.

He was standing beside the door to the chapel when he first heard her say it. It was a fine September day, and his dad had just been laid to rest. “Grief,” she said, “It’s a real roller coaster of … Continue reading

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June 14: Flash Fiction Challenge – Bouquet

June 14, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story that includes a bouquet. You can explore the meaning of the word or gather a bunch of flowers. Go where the prompt leads. She had written … Continue reading

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Writespiration #123 52 Weeks in 52 Words Week 27

This week your challenge is to write about: The secret you just discovered   I thought he was a builder, a quiet man, a father, a man of faith. He worked on sites around the town. Khaki overalls and a … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge-Week of June 20, 2017 – We Might Be Lucky

Image: Footy and Foodie. Dad sat glumly at breakfast. It was going to be another stinker of a day. Hot days were hard work on the farm. A year ago, on a day not unlike the one looming there had … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver 60: Star – A Tough Nuts Day

Weave a scene (or two) from your life. Who is your Doppelganger? So, who is going to play YOU in your biopic? Big star? Rising light? Cross-over from sports/music? Someone known for comedy or pathos? Your supporting cast members are . … Continue reading

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Kreative Kue 43 – Dad

The thing I remembered was the sound of dad singing ‘On the Road Again’ every morning as we set off always looking behind to see if anyone was following. A life on the run was exciting, as I never knew … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver 18: Fathers in a Flash – A Bit of Pece and Qiet

My dad worked a lot when I was a kid. He left early and came home late in the afternoons. Sometimes he worked on the weekend as well. As a result we did a lot around the house, chopped wood, … Continue reading

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FFfAW: Week of 06-17-2015 – Saturday Ritual

Dad was sitting at the table with the racing form guide in front of him. This was a Saturday ritual at our place. He’d study the lists of races, select the horses he thought were worth betting on, fill out … Continue reading

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SoCS December 12/14 – Back

This week the prompt word is “back” The ride home was fraught with tears and hysteria. The call at midnight saying dad I am on the train can you pick me up. My first thought was that bastards hit her … Continue reading

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OpenLinkNight ~ Birthday Gift

Homecoming is not something we have in Australia but we do have birthdays! My birthday arrived on its annual pilgrimage The numbers are increasing But little I can do about it But enjoy the day as I do everyday. My … Continue reading

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