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A Walk In The Park

Ernst Stavro Blofeld, evil genius and all-round bad guy, sat at the centre of the massive operations room of his organised crime society called Spectre, or the “SPecial Executive for Counter-intelligence, Terrorism, Revenge and Extortion”. Around him, the inside of … Continue reading

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The Long Wait

The old man walked wearily along the salt-rimed quay, to the bench where he sat facing the cold grey sea, his thoughts many miles and many years away. Watery sunlight broke through the mist, silken silence broken by the foghorn … Continue reading

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Heart Of Stone

The four gargoyles sat immutable on the north side of the church roof and stared at the churchyard below. Inside, the churchgoers were celebrating their Harvest Festival; children processing up to the altar and depositing their tins of just-in-date Heinz … Continue reading

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Hot Candidate

Cinders looked around nervously. The other candidate had already been interviewed. She looked so prepared and here Cinders was, without the slightest clue about the security job, the prospects or the conditions. She smiled nervously at the girl sitting opposite. … Continue reading

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Terminal Blow?

Jenny was thrilled! Now 4 years old she had been allowed into the garden for her first ever bonfire, and it had been every bit as wonderful as she’d hoped.  Snuggled up in her wellies, duffle coat, woollen scarf, hat and … Continue reading

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Just A Normal Day

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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Bonsai

A seed wakes. Moisture seeps through every pore and it swells in delight at the life giving gift. Slowly she stretches her roots down through the warm, rich earth; sipping at the offered moisture and nutrition. Instinctively knowing where she … Continue reading

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