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CCC184: The Border Trench

It took one hundred men one hundred years to dig out the border trench one hundred feet deep. But that was one thousand years ago. Time has filled it with silt and drift. Today it took me less than ten … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #184

Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A cartoon A joke A caption An anecdote A short story (flash … Continue reading

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CCC183: That Was Harry

That was Harry Fishing was his life Every spare moment Neglecting his wife Their 15th anniversary She bought him a stove Asked the local Tesco’s To deliver his food Friends asked her Don’t you get jealous Of all those fish? … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #183

Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A cartoon A joke A caption An anecdote A short story (flash … Continue reading

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CCC182: The New Black

We used to Mend and Make Do Then after the war a new generation arose More energy than money They Did It Up and made it like new They were all arty And crafty That generation put on some years … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #182

Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A cartoon A joke A caption An anecdote A short story (flash … Continue reading

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CCC181: In memory

He was a tutor at the art college when work began on the new bridge. Every weekend and many evenings he’d be there, sketching, recording the progress. But the art college closed, and he moved away, so he hasn’t seen … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #181

Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A cartoon A joke A caption An anecdote A short story (flash … 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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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #180

Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A cartoon A joke A caption An anecdote A short story (flash … Continue reading

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