Category Archives: age

Idyll

Rochelle sets us a one hundred word, flash fiction challenge, prompted by a photo, each week.  Why not give it a try? https://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/ Jim had everything set: the perfect retirement home on the beach, beautiful scenery, idyllic setting. He knew … Continue reading

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Smudge Takes 4th

Our collie took fourth place in the veterans’ class at Cockerington Fun Dog Show on Sunday.

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Memories

Rochelle sets us a one hundred word flash fiction challenge, prompted by a photo, every week.  Come and have a go, if you think you’re bard enough. https://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/ Eventually, someone called an ambulance and they came to take him away. … Continue reading

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Birthday Cake

My pulchritudinous wife made this beauty for my colleagues and I, to mark the occasion of my fifty-sixth birthday, yesterday. How lovely is she?

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Distress

My wife has a friend who is struggling. We’ll call him Fred, for the purposes of this piece.  He’s eighty-nine years old and suffering various health issues. He has lived alone for many years, since his wife died.  It is clear … Continue reading

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Funeral

“Oh, I do like a good funeral.” “Shush Mum, they’ll hear you.” “We’re sitting on his side: that’s not right.” “Will you keep your voice down?” “We should be over there. That’s your Aunty Edna’s side.” “It’s not a wedding, … Continue reading

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John McCririck

Mr. McCririck is claiming age discrimination, after he was sacked as a pundit from Channel Four’s racing programme, last year. There are so many reasons one could choose to descriminate against John. The way he speaks about his wife, or … Continue reading

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