Category Archives: Mostly Micro

Cyril

Cyril is the most annoying creature in the whole wide world. Bad enough that he sneaks into my garden. Bad enough that he digs up my lawn. Bad enough that he’s making that lawn into a pitch and putt course. … Continue reading

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CCC180: The Problem of a Wooden Castle

I didn’t want to marry the earl. But my brother had got in deep with him and together they were conspiring – not that I knew that then. I didn’t know until my husband, the earl, threw the keys to … Continue reading

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What a Coincidence

What a coincidence that Sammi should set us this word for the prompt this week. Why, only last week my brother said to me, “Crisp, you’re good with long words, aren’t you?” “If you say,” I said. “I don’t think … Continue reading

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Yellow Sausage, You’ll Do

As a young child I had difficulty articulating words… until I started school and had speech therapy. It was hard work and annoying for a child of five who would rather be outside playing with friends. Three words/phrases I remember … Continue reading

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CCC#178: All I Have Left

We had a fight. Yea, yea, I know, we’re always fighting, but this was the worst. I lost it – my patience with him, my tolerance, my everything. I told him to pack his bag and to go. And he … Continue reading

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CCC176: The Move

Oh, what a flurry there was amongst the residents when Tud Hopper brought back the news. “A ‘legal paper’ slapped on us?” “Not on us. On our home,” Tud Hopper said. “But…but…” no one could spit out the words. “Reggie … Continue reading

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CCC175: Wilful and Headstrong

“Ann! Ann! If I’ve told you once… slow down, You don’t run down these corridors.” “Lady Eliza, if I might make so bold, you are awfully harsh on the child. She’s young, she needs to run.” “Headstrong and wilful, that … Continue reading

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Of Eskin and Trade

How could they not know Eskin when they purported to be traders? Eskin was the speech of the peoples to the south. True, the Alsime-speaking Himen shared a fringing of land across the sea, but the Himen didn’t trade on … Continue reading

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Can of Worms

I found this wand. I didn’t know that’s what it was but my kiddish brain thought it the right word. The markings on it I have since discovered are runes (Nyd Is Hægl. Rad. Wynn Rad Eoh Tir Os Nyd). … Continue reading

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CCC173: King of the Castle

Guys, listen up. Hey, you, yes you, I’m talking to you. Let me give you a little tip to help you get a grip of your life-lessons. DO NOT, I said NOT SQUAWK INTO THE FACE OF ALL AROUND YOU … Continue reading

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