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Thursday photo prompt: Untrodden #writephoto – Burrowing for Food

There was the expected calm and tranquillity of the morning after the snowfall. The roads were covered, the furrowed tracks filled with iciness and the locals all a bit puzzled by the cold and the white landscape. The silence permeated … Continue reading

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Sunday Writing Prompt – Encounters with Nature. October 28th – Snake in the Yard.

I was hanging out the washing the day I came face to face with a brown snake. I knew snakes lived around my place, but until that day some five years ago this was the first material sighting of one. … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt: Conflagration #writephoto

The tree dwellers were the first to notice. They could smell it’s coming on the breeze. The whisper went about, ‘Con, con, con’! The word was passed on; flight became the order of the day. The evacuation began. The tiny … Continue reading

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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 25 – The Truth and Story

There is a lot of truth in the saying: “Never let the truth stand in the way of a good story.” Sometimes the truth can hard to fathom, and we have to trust and have faith in what we see … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Signs – #writephoto

The signs were all there but ignored by most except for Gus who sat in the front bar of the Stags Skull, his crazed eyes focused on something far away. Every so often he’d make a proclamation. “We’ll all be … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #213 “It’s All in the Title” – Jess Sops

The Girl Who Became a Bear Jess Sops was a lively girl, and it came as a great surprise to everyone around her when she turned into a bear. Unusual as it was, as in Australia, there were no bears … Continue reading

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100 Word Weekly Writing Challenge —Week 4 – A Magical Place.

Image Credit: Andreas P. via Unsplash It took several hours trekking through the bush to reach the hillside covered by the beautiful stand of tall timber. I thought it a magical place, the grass looked manicured even though I knew … Continue reading

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Microfiction challenge #27: Rescue

Image: Virginia Frances Sterret   There was one thing the girl had learned in recent times and it was you could trust animals far more than you could humans. Well the cat was debatable. So long as it was fed … Continue reading

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Writing Prompt #187 “Collage 34” – A Ritual of Love

The door creaked as we opened it, The guest house came with reputation. The journey through the rain forest, the abandoned logging camps was worth the numb bum from so much travel. There was a charm, a quaintness That feeling … Continue reading

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Heeding Haiku With Chèvrefeuille September 28th 2016 Imagine That Haibun

We’ve reached the lake after a half day’s travel. We are so pleased to put our backpacks down, laden as they are with our food and drink. The journey has been so worth it. Ahead of us stretches the most … Continue reading

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