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Reena’s Exploration Challenge #Week 36 – Parental Expectation

Illustration: Al Margen Parents have expectations, don’t they? You want your child to be successful in some sort of way acceptable to you. My parents, I think, wanted us to be competent in whatever we did. They were very working … Continue reading

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December 1: Flash Fiction Challenge – A Gross Injustice.

December 2, 2016 prompt: In 99 words (no more, no less) write a story about something or someone not allowed. Maybe it’s about gender, race or other intolerance. Maybe it’s the cat who paws at the door, but not allowed … Continue reading

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FFfAW Challenge – Week of August 9, 2016 – Jake

On Jake’s tenth birthday his mum said it was time for him to play a team sport. They joined him up with the local under twelve team. As Jake was the youngest and smallest he was relegated to goalkeeper. To … Continue reading

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Moral Mondays: “Bless those who curse you”

Each Saturday I faced him.  Johnny Denton, the fastest bowler in our district. When our two teams met I would work myself up to face him promising myself to do better than the last time. He would sneer at me … Continue reading

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#Maydays Prompt – Let’s hear it for the girls

#Maydays Prompt – Let’s hear it for the girls There was quite a crowd in attendance for the annual Girls V Boys soccer match on the village oval. It was many things besides a fund-raiser for the children’s hospital. It was … Continue reading

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State of Origin – NSW V Queensland

TONIGHT is STATE OF ORIGIN NEW SOUTH WALES BLUES V QUEENSLAND MAROONS Queensland have won the for the past nine years. Tonight is the 100th game between the two sides. Great prestige is attached to the game. It is half … Continue reading

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