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Tale Weaver – #236 – 15th August – Over the Back Fence – The Wexlis’.

Patrick and Ada Wexlis lived beyond my back fence down under the old rail bridge. As kids, we had played in and under the bridge, but time had treated the remaining timbers poorly. It was a shadow of its former … Continue reading

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Twittering Tales #115 – 18 December 2018

Photo by Free Photo on Pixabay.com My neighbours have cut down the trees between our places. I watch them do nudie runs from the bathroom to their room. They don’t know I can see them. I started to time them. … Continue reading

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Envy: Mary Dowd Part 3

Since the day Ray had left, Mary had organised her life around a schedule of events she tried to stick to. It was how she coped with the loneliness his absence imposed on her. She spent her mornings tidying up … Continue reading

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Envy: Mary Dowd Part 2

Image: Envy © by Iza-nagi Mary awoke the next morning to the sound of hammering. It took her a moment to realise it was coming from the new neighbours. ‘New people, new sounds, new things to be irritated by,’ she … Continue reading

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Conversations with Marjorie Nettlespawn 2

Marjorie didn’t come around yesterday which is not unusual as she doesn’t get out every day. But this morning she came in limping a little. When I asked her what the trouble was she said: “It’s my Plantar Fasciitis, left … Continue reading

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Conversations with Marjorie Nettlespawn

I heard her coming down the drive and then the rattle of the gauze door as she came in, puffing slightly, her hand on her Fitbit and a quick glance to see the steps she had travelled. This was my … Continue reading

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Tale Weaver #103: Through a Child’s Eyes 19.01.17 – Alice and Mr Rum

This week’s task from Lorraine: weave a tale from the perspective of a child – your inner child, or someone else’s (as always not necessarily human). Use age appropriate thought patterns, reasoning and language. Don’t impose adult rationalities (or irrationalities) … Continue reading

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