Category Archives: The Unexpected

Geometry of Life

Matthew was a bit of a square but he was besotted with Crystal and all her facets. She was a true diamond. Bright and beautiful, she was always straight with him. They’d met at a Circus – she was a … Continue reading

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The Stripper

The birch tree stands there, centre stage, in crimson, gold and purple sage. She flutters, then in windy flurry, her burlesque show begins to scurry. Swaying now in stiffening breeze, her branches shimmy, dance, then tease. Now, revealed in all … Continue reading

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Little ball of joy

Surreptitious glance from snotty child. Moment chosen, finger poised, bliss! Digging for nose gold!

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Love Bites and Barbecues

Jonathan stood outside the big house, set back at the end of a secluded tree lined avenue. Inside the bell rang, deep and sonorous, and Jarvis the family butler answered the door. ‘You rang Sir?’ ‘Oh! Am I at the … Continue reading

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Inspection – a Haiku

Blossom buds in vase like new, the house, is gleaming In-laws come to judge.  

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Beastly Buddies

The day started as normal… rise at 05:00, toilet, shower, shave, dress then on the road for work. On autopilot, I took the sweeping country roads in my stride, thinking about the day ahead and the usual bag of crock … Continue reading

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One For The Rodeo

Mike climbed the steps and stood by the doorway, waiting for passengers in front to take their seats. Being thrifty he’d always been careful choosing airlines but this was his first time flying lo-cost Wild West. First impressions were very … Continue reading

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