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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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Hotel

The elderly lady sat quietly surveying the scene from the luxurious comfort of her overstuffed armchair. She had not stayed in this hotel before, but delighted in its location, nestled as it was, in the beautiful Cotswold Hills. It was … 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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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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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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A New World

    Some of you will have read this story in a previous post …..so ….just scroll on by, with my apologies.  Otherwise, I hope you enjoy it ……..     A NEW WORLD   A wave of excitement swept … Continue reading

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Trapped

        I suppose I ought to love the sea much more than I do.  I was born in Brighton and so I should be well-used to seascapes. Oh, I guess I do admire the sea ….the crashing … Continue reading

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Another Re-blogged Tale

      A GOOD LISTENER The first time I saw him, I was wobbling along on a bicycle, in an attempt to get fit, more toned and feel better. I remember I almost rode into him, just managing to … Continue reading

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