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100 Word Wednesday: Week 25 – Fishing with Grandad.

Going fishing with Grandad was an experience. He had favourite spots where he knew he’d catch whatever was on that day. He was fussy about his bait. Worms were his preferred bait, prawns for the days when he was more … Continue reading

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Writing prompt 25th June, Mothers

Image: Mother’s Love. My mother would have been 92 years old this year. Sadly, for her and for me she died in 1983, aged 57. At the time of her death, all her children had moved out, and she and … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Twilight – #writephoto – A Hot Breath

In the twilight, you see them. Or you think you see them. Shadows that move when you do, vanish when you look around. It’s a phenomenon they say of walking in the bush at night. Standing still you sense them. … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Obelisk #writephoto – Old Bert

Old Bert maintained the obelisk was there as testament to his virility. His girlfriend Rona said he was dreaming. Old Bert did a lot of dreaming. But one thing he didn’t dream about and was grateful for was what he … Continue reading

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TELL ME A TALE IN 120 WORDS – My Earliest Memories

May 4  Today’s prompt is:  Your earliest memory It’s all snippets of memory. My young brother aged about three going missing and finding him hours later in bed asleep after mum had everyone in the street looking for him. Being … Continue reading

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April 20: Flash Fiction Challenge – Emily’s Navel

April 20, 2017 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a navel story. It can include a belly-button, feature an omphalos (geological or cultural), or extend to navel-gazing (used in meditation or to describe excessive self-contemplation). Go where … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Empty #writephoto – Darcy’s Shack.

  There wasn’t much left of Darcy’s old fishing shack after the storm. The hut sat on the edge of the beachhead for as long as I could remember. Darcy was a name my father told me about. He recalled … Continue reading

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