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Silent Connection: 99 Word Flash Fiction

The cabin walls closed in. The fixed porthole prevented fresh air entering and the stale air weighed down on me. ‘I’m a sardine in a can,’ I fought the urge to scream. My heart pounding, I escaped to the deck. … Continue reading

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A Trader all his life: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“I’ll trade your undefeated conker for my cats eye marble.” Winking at his mates Farman turned to Edwin. Reluctantly Edwin agreed and handed over the well hardened horse chestnut. ******** “I’ll trade your signed copy of Sgt Peppers for my … Continue reading

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Comfort Food: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Mum, cook something different? Soup and casseroles are so passé.” “Because it isn’t what is needed.” “I’m sure they’d prefer some tappas. Some fried green spanish olives and perhaps beetroot, fetta and sweet potato empanadas with chimichurri.” “No. Pumpkin soup … Continue reading

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Hello: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Well hello.” He undressed her with his eyes so there could be no confusing the deliberate emphasis he had placed on his words.  “Hiya.” She stared back at him, her eyes wide and innocent, a friendly smile on her face. … Continue reading

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The Museum of Modern Love: A #Book Review

Following on from The Sitters by Alex Miller that we looked at last week we look at another book on art and creativity. Although Heather Rose is an Australian author I am not including her in my review of Australian literature as … Continue reading

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Migrating: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“The Spaniards rejected us.” “Bastards won’t let us put out deck chairs!” “The Aussies want us. Only cost us ten pounds.” They arranged migration interviews, arriving late. “You boys better make it to the ship on time,” the embassy official … Continue reading

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The Watcher: 99 word flash fiction

He lay watching, hidden by the elderberry. Its clusters of purple fruit succulent like the woman he watched. Visualising his capture his pupils narrowed as he imagined her softness. She would not be able to escape. She would succumb to … Continue reading

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