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Apollo’s Tree

I haven’t always been a tree you know. One minute I’m happily splashing in the river with the other nymphs, the next Apollo turns up, gives me a lecherous wink and I’m fleeing through the forest for my honour. And … Continue reading

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Till Death Do Us Part

He had loved her once, he was sure. He couldn’t remember why. He should have left the first time she cheated. He’d tried to so many times since, but she always begged: “Don’t leave me Eddy. Purleeeeze.” And he always … Continue reading

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Take a Leap of Faith

She studied the letter from the university for the hundredth time. She had a definite offer for the course, and it was something she’d been thinking about for such a long time. But she might not pass, and there was … Continue reading

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To Risk or Not to Risk?

He locked eyes with his opponent, looking for some tell-tale twitch. Nothing.  He considered his own cards. They were good, but were they good enough? The pot on the table seemed to mock him. Beads of perspiration broke out on … Continue reading

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Oliver’s Lizard

This week has been a shared prompt for adults and children for the 100 word challenge, and so in that spirit I have written a sequel to one of the children’s challenge pieces. You can find part one of the … Continue reading

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The Joke’s on Who? – Part 5

This story was started many weeks ago for a game of consequences on the 100 Word Challenge for Grown Ups. Snagglewordz wrote part one and then I took up the pen and wrote parts two andthree. Ventahl wrote part four … Continue reading

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National Enquiry

There are some people I chat to on Twitter who I have come to regard as friends, even though I’ve never met them. This piece of writing is dedicated to one of those friends. I’m mentioning no names, as I … Continue reading

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