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Five Million

Rochelle set us a one hundred word flash fiction theme, prompted by a photo, each week.  Why not give it a try? https://rochellewisofffields.wordpress.com/ PHOTO PROMPT – © J Hardy Carroll ……….and then the truth hit her. They were weeping over … Continue reading

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“Complex Situation”

Is this Michael Fallon diplomo-speak for “we don’t want to tell you the real reason we’re getting involved in this war”?

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Peace in Dijon

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/ Such an exquisite setting! People bustle about their daily business but I … Continue reading

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Defence Spending

Every Friday authors from around the world gather here to share their 100-words and offer constructive crit and encouragement to each other. This creates a wonderful opportunity for free reading of very fresh fiction! Readers are encouraged to comment as … Continue reading

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Break The Boats

Oh, how we are blessed with intelligent and far-sighted leaders. Our solution to the Mediterranean asylum seekers crisis? Break the boats! It’s good to see we’re concentrating on root-causes and not being distracted by symptoms.

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I Have A Dream

Every Friday authors from around the world gather here to share their 100-words and offer constructive crit and encouragement to each other. This creates a wonderful opportunity for free reading of very fresh fiction! Readers are encouraged to comment as … Continue reading

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My Enemy’s Enemy

…is my friend? We armed the Taliban and Saddam Hussein: look how well that worked out! Now folk are seriously suggesting we should be “co-operating” with al Assad and Iran to quash IS? There’s an old saw that says “a wise … Continue reading

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