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Over Promise

Lisa sips at her zero-alcohol beer and stares at splashes of red and white as they wrestle over the sponsor-encrusted grass like …

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Throgmorton’s

The sign above the carpark entrance declares ‘Throgmorton’s Real Life Railways’, underlined by a set of railway tracks. A locomotive steams its …

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  She’s exhausted. She wants to go back to the beginning, but she’s lost, lost. Too many people on the streets; cars …

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George has been pouring drinks for Carol at the local pub ever since she moved into the area fifteen years ago. He …

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My toes are hanging over the edge as water crashes into the rocks far below. The Pigram Brothers sing of it, but …

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A piece to mark International Women’s Day on 08 March: A short story about a woman and a place using picture prompts …

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A wise man once said that ‘bad things will happen to you if you live long enough’. It rang true for Irene …

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The Lady Juliana

  London was never this dark. Not even with the fog black as soot and thick as a toff’s curtains did it …

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Gift Part 23

She shrieked. He saw a flash of bare skin and in his mind lights flared in a hospital room but vanished as …

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Pellucid

They are lapdogs at the foot of my bed.  One is charity, a pallid young man seeking alms for those he has …

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