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CCC220: Of Frost Giants and Wood Elves

The wood-elves danced till breaking dawn. But breaking dawn brought down the frost. “Too soon!” some few still-sober dancers roared, which to the rushing swirling waters beneath the bridge sounded more like a rustling, less than a whispering. The frost-giants’ … Continue reading

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CCC219: Charlie’s Aunt

Charlie sat on his favourite seat, high on Cannon Hill. Folks might have thought he was gazing out to sea. They might have thought – with how often he was there – that he was waiting for something or someone. … Continue reading

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CCC216: A Glimpse of Narnia

We’d known about Narnia – and who did not? But that magical land was accessed via a stately wardrobe thick with fur coats. And who had anything so grand in these days of fake furs and Ikea. We weren’t expecting … Continue reading

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When Menopause Calls

“I’m hot,” she said and moved away. But away from his heat she was cold. “Come cuddle,” he said, and she returned to his arms. But a few minutes of that and she was too hot and again moved away … Continue reading

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CCC201: Special Agents

Billy and Trev were training to be special agents. This summer their project was to use the found-environment to pass secret messages. The railway company were not pleased to discover the theft of one of their signs. But they decided … Continue reading

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CCC200: Old Jack

Old Jack…you know, I haven’t seen him for a year, maybe more. He used to sit here, on this seat on the bank, every day. He’d sit here and feed the ducks. Always ducks around his feet, scooping up the … Continue reading

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CCC199: Jumbled Sail

So this is what’s meant by a “jumbled sail”? But they’re all motor cruisers. Though I wouldn’t mind a cheap “one-off” at a fiver. What do you mean, prices start at £500?

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With This Green Plastic Ring

Timmy waited outside the Girl’s Entrance, his tummy all a flutter. His hands, still damp from their unaccustomed washing, were jammed deep into his pocket. The rest of her class were out. Where was she? Ah! Here she comes, golden … Continue reading

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Repeat Injury

Twenty minutes on the garden Just a little bit of weeding It was that one at the back Just out of reach I stretched Couldn’t straighten Return of the bad back 31 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Return

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CCC190: The Waterers

I remember when you could wander there When your feet walked on dry land But that was back before the Waterers came. Well, that’s what we called them Always prophesying rising water Change your ways, change your ways, else it’ll … Continue reading

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