Monthly Archives: May 2017

A Bristle of In-Laws

“Well Marge, what a lovely couple!”, Ken pronounced as they drove off the drive. “You really think so?” was the sub-zero response. Ken sighed. The day had started so well… Marge was bubbling with excitement; they were driving to see … Continue reading

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Wedding Belles

“Biggest mistake of her life this is”. The woman didn’t seem one for keeping her opinions to herself, and Julie was on the receiving end of the entire wedding collection. “Really? I think they make a lovely couple” she ventured. … Continue reading

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What Do I Do?

The school bell rings. Reluctantly I pack my lucky green biro into the furry pencil case and drop them into my school bag. Picking up my bag, I wave goodbye to the other girls and begin the long walk home. … Continue reading

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Heroes all

Ordinary men in troubled times On decks we stand and cry, Fearful, afraid, uncertain yet all prepared to die   Landing craft pitch and heave bump and ride the tide Ramps grind then fall open; the gates of hell flung … Continue reading

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A Walk In The Dark

“No, absolutely not! I can’t do it Helen and I won’t do it!” Rose was almost in tears, her agoraphobia piqued by the suggestion that she should go for a walk outside with her friend Helen. Helen held her hand … Continue reading

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Here To Help

Woken by a loud knock on the door, Paul rose unsteadily from the old chesterfield and grabbed his walking stick. The two-up, two-down was a mess; the filthy windows hidden behind grimy, greasy nets, the sticky carpet partially hidden beneath … Continue reading

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Wedding Belles

“Biggest mistake of her life this is” Connie was never the one for keeping her opinions to herself, and Julie was on the receiving end of the entire wedding collection. “Really? I think they make a lovely couple” she ventured. … Continue reading

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