Category Archives: competition

New World Order

We’ve been betrayed. We’ve been sold an idea that is utterly without merit, yet we’re so steeped in the idea, we’ve lost the ability to see beyond it. Our politics, our economics, our social structures and our religions are not … 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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Kitchen

Friday Fictioneers offering (100 words): We’d seen “normal” families. We would occasionally get invited to parties, barbecues and the like, so we knew how families were supposed to be together; play together and enjoy each other’s company; support each other; … Continue reading

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The Stump

My Friday Fictioneers entry (100 words): I hadn’t cried since childhood, but I sat down like an old sack of horse carrots in the frosty grass and wailed, brayed at the moon; an abattoir animal. I lost so much! All … Continue reading

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Mushrooms

My good friend (and brilliant author) Susannah has prompted me to enter another writing challenge; this one limited to one hundred words. I’m still trying to follow the linkup instructions! Nature says rot and rebirth. The fungi’s spores are ubiquitous. Temperature, … Continue reading

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Really Want?

The Inkwell’s Half-hour Challenge theme for March is “Narcissism”. I recognised Karen’s car as soon as I turned the corner of the playground. I confess my feelings were mixed, confused even, at the prospect of meeting her again. There was … Continue reading

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Starting At The End

The Inkwell’s half-hour challenge flash fiction competition for January is themed “Of Prologues And Other Such Beginnings”. It seems a day like any other but there is something nagging me; something out of reach, out of sight. I’m uneasy but … Continue reading

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