Category Archives: short story

Sun Hats in the Isis

    Bit of a busy day, so I have reblogged an old story.  Sorry about that !   SUN HATS IN THE ISIS It was a melancholy task for a sultry summer’s day and I felt a pang of … Continue reading

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No More Goodbyes

  This was a ten minute writing exercise, so don’t expect Shakespeare …….   NO MORE GOODBYES He stood inside the church …….. the vast coolness of the building making  him shiver slightly. His friend stood beside him and,  noticing the … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Christmas Stories

  Way back in December 2011, I wrote a couple of Christmas stories for my dear friend Lucy. I reblog them here, along with the story behind them, in the hope that you will enjoy them.  Okay, they are silly … Continue reading

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A Modern Fairytale

  When I used to take part in the Countdown Word Game, I played along with a few other bloggers.  One week, Matt, the inventor of the game, imposed a theme for our stories.  The theme was ‘Fairy Tales’ and … Continue reading

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The Stuff of Nightmares ……Re-Blogged

    I have always been fascinated by dreams.  They are such strange things, aren’t they ? One wonders, sometimes, how on earth our brains invent the weird and wonderful scenarios that drift through our heads while we are asleep. … Continue reading

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A Touch of Magic

    Well, we are 6 days past the Autumnal Equinox and the days are getting shorter. Sadly we must bid a fond farewell to summer and, as the Earth’s axis tilts, look towards winter and the colder days ahead.  … Continue reading

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After the Laughter

            AFTER THE LAUGHTER   Margaret spooned coffee into the cafetiere as she waited for the kettle to come to the boil. A cup of strong, black coffee; yes, that is what she needed. Something … Continue reading

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Dear Sir, …

      Clerk of Works, Parks and Recreational Dept., Car Parks Div.. Town Hall. Dear Sir,   It is with regret that I find myself writing, once again, to complain about the lack of designated parking spaces in the … Continue reading

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Children’s Tales

This is a story that I wrote  for my Grand-children in 2012. I thought maybe you would enjoy this little frosty fairy-tale. It is  dedicated  to Caitlin, Lillian, Natasha, Ian and Gabriel. …………………………………………………………………………………. FINDING SOMEWHERE BETTER Once upon a time, … Continue reading

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Broken Glass

    I don’t listen to  ‘The Archers’ ….in fact I don’t follow any soap.  However, one can hardly ignore the furore that has been caused by the ‘Domestic abuse’ storyline.  I mean, the trial verdict was even reported on … Continue reading

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