Category Archives: fiction

Property Dealings: Three Line Tales

I own this station. I bought it fair and square even if it was a bankruptcy sale. The first thing I’d do is get rid of the voice. “Mind the gap” annoyed me immensely.  Perhaps I’d charge a premium if … Continue reading

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Waiting: Friday Fictioneers

He told me to meet him under the oak tree. Sit at one of the tables and wait. All the others were empty. I sat. I waited. How long did he expect me to wait? Inconsiderate: my time was also … Continue reading

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Possibly the last: Friday Fictioneers

Pulverised garden worms. Adam had used his wife’s food processor whilst she was out making a tasty meal for the mynor bird he’d captured earlier in the day.  “C’mmon Tweety Pie. Just in case. Open wide.” The bird obliged and … Continue reading

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Where Do I start: Three Line Tales, Week 88

Where do I start? With the murder or before I met her?  Chronologically or a non-linear narrative? Why am I writing this tragic tale? For redemption or confession:  perhaps for my own healing. They say allow time to pass before … Continue reading

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All is not Forgotten: Book Review

Wendy Walker spared us no mercy in her first chapter where we were privvy to the details of the rape suffered by Jenny. Not only did the description leave us feeling raw but the unknown narrator and his almost stream … Continue reading

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Sunday School Picnic: Three Line Tales, Week 87

A scream of terror interrupted the egg and spoon race. Parents raced into the quietness of the wide sandy banks of the river. Another scream. One of anguish. The other parents converged. All that could be seen was an arm … Continue reading

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Reading the lines: Three Line Tales, Week 86

Justin lifted his head from the book, amazement written on his face. “Wow!” “Justin’s found the wonder of books” his dad called to his wife. Justin pointed. His Dad’s gaze followed. “Shit! Not books. Bella’s at the clothesline.” In response … Continue reading

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