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Story Starter Challenge April 19 – Watch the Edge

Image © Kelli Seeger Kim Today’s sentence: “Watch the edge!” This is what mum screamed when we went to see the valley from the magnificent lookout above it. Leo was one to take things to an extreme and mum was … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 16 – Sitting on the Front Porch

It was one of those days where the heat finally gave up its assault and allowed us some respite. When that happened, we sat on the front porch and watched the sun setting away into the west while we sipped … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 15 – Where Are You?

Today’s sentence: “Where are you?” The crone with the bent nose and the wire-rimmed glasses looked down at the recipe in front of her. The demand for potions was as great as ever, and today she was making one that … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 14 – Can I Have A Word With You?

The first part of this tale can be found here: https://summerstommy.com/2019/04/13/story-starter-challenge-april-12-a-nightmare-or/   Today’s sentence: “Can I have a word with you?” There was a man on the seat who had just asked me, “What can I get you today?” I … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 12 – A Nightmare or…?

Today’s sentence: “What can I get you today?” I was in the village of Upton just a little north of Downton when I came across the most curious little shop. It was stuck between two pubs, the Curious Duck and … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 7 – Sharing Our Picnic

Today’s sentence: “Now where did it go?” It was a beautiful day for a picnic, and we were set up beside the river enjoying each other’s company but also the view we had of the river below us. As always … Continue reading

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Story Starter Challenge April 1 – Are You A Spy?

The question came from my six-year-old grandson and took me by surprise. “Yes,” I replied. “Do you kill people?” “All the time. Why do you ask?” “Well, gran says you have a dark and secret past, and I don’t know … Continue reading

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