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Photo Challenge #272 – Dad’s Last leg.

Image: – sound-dream @ tumblr It was a mad dash and at the worst time. The afternoon early evening traffic was building and, in some places, was at a standstill. The call had come a good half hour ago to … Continue reading

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November 29: Flash Fiction Challenge – Into the Dark

November 29, 2018, prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story using the phrase “into the dark.” What must a character face? Write about an encounter, journey, relationship, or quest. Follow the ship’s lights on gloomy seas. … Continue reading

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Thursday photo prompt – Scattered #writephoto – Mr Bashyaup

The teacher, Mr Bashyaup, looked down his large roman nose and announced as if a fact of life that my son was a scatterbrain. He informed me in no uncertain terms that my son’s mind was scattered to the four … Continue reading

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Wordle #165 – The Offal was what undid him.

This week’s words: Shine  Clip  Abash (v)) to destroy the self-confidence, poise, or self-possession of; disconcert;make ashamed or embarrassed) Read Salvage Celadon (n.)) a pale grey-green, any of several Chinese porcelains having a translucent, pale green glaze..) Permeate Sag Nervous Vacant Offal … Continue reading

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Moral Mondays: “Always be on your best behavior”

Mum wanted to be on the Church Board and invited the Vicar to dinner. We were all told to be on our best behavior. The vicar was a stodgy man and thought himself superior to us.  My brother John was … Continue reading

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Word-High July: Silakbo

It’s the hysterical nature of your response When your mum leaves the room You pine, fret as if you have been forgotten. I feel helpless You are out of control You cry as a means to express your fear? No … Continue reading

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Moral Mondays: Lessons from Dad

No kissing on the first date My dad would have been the last person to give you lessons on dating. He was shier than me around girls. In later life he told me about a date where he was a … Continue reading

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