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Tale Weaver 24/2/22 – The Seductress

Lucy Aldesire came from a long line of seductresses. Within her family there was tradition, there were standards and those standards must be adhered to otherwise the family name would be besmirched. The trouble was Lucy wasn’t very good at … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver 23/12/21 – Holidays

A Tale of Holidays When I was so much young, much younger than today our holidays were a trip to my father’s family home. It was about a three-hour road trip and our car was always packed in fact it … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #393 – Sitting by the Window

It’s what she did most days. Sit by the window. Outside the sun shone or it rained, didn’t matter much to her, as she liked to watch. Life was happening out there. Birds fluttered about, sang loudly in the mornings, … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #391 – Spirals

My life has been a series of spirals. In the beginning, it was full of promise, The whole world was there for the taking. As I look back I wish I had taken more of it. I lived in a … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver – Mistake

I once heard that mistakes were what made the world go round.  I don’t I was one; at least I don’t recall my mother telling me that I was. It wasn’t until I became a father that I began to … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge #386 – There was Someone Beside Him.

He’d been sitting there a while before he realized there was someone beside him. It was a girl, dark haired, nose ring, heavy eye makeup and like him looking down. “Where did you come from?” he asked. “Through the window, … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver 12.08.2021 – Dream a Little Dream… The Gurglepf.

I was walking along our street eating an ice-cream and when I finished I dropped the wrapping on the path not thinking as always about littering and so forth. “Would mind picking that up please?” said a voice. I looked … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver 05.08.21 – The World After

Jim’s mother was asking him if he was ready for school. He came out of his bedroom, his uniform all neat and tidy and stood before his mum. She adjusted his tie and then helped him put on his face … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver:. A Question of Perspective. Alice the Evil Witch

 It was never easy being lumbered with the job of an evil witch. Her mother had told her that one daughter, in the family, had been ‘blessed’ with the task of evil witch over the ages. After all, her mother … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt, May 23/21 – Speak Now, or Forever Hold Your Peace

What happened started off so innocently. We were kids, we played, we made fun of the old neighbours, especially the weird and wacky ones. We picked on old Mrs Kelty. We kids thought she was a witch and so we … Continue reading

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