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Three Things Challenge #164 – A Lethal Blow

The kick was a low blow delivered with enough pressure to make the boy gasp from the excruciatingly painful injury. The victim lay writhing on the ground as his team gathered round. The attacker stood back, soaking up the buzz … Continue reading

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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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