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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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My All-But Empty Fridge

A chunk of cheese, a couple of eggs and a slice of cold beef, but that wouldn’t stretch to feed my friend who unexpectedly arrived. A trip to the shop to buy two smoked haddock fillets, new potatoes, and asparagus. … 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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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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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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