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Skeletons in the Closet: 99 Word Flash Fiction

“Dad’s got skeletons in his closet.” My brother showed me an old, leather book. Inside were some blank pages and skeletons. “Dad said we can do ours.” Excited, we raced to the study where the ink lived in a little … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: The Leaky water tank

Last week the Italians had been left with shampoo on their heads and now Dafan was refusing to pump water to the leaking tank. We had to repair the tank. Peter claimed he had the solution. We emptied the tank … Continue reading

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Bite Size Memoir: Interviews

The funny thing about interviews is that you don’t really remember them. I have had oodles of interviews throughout my life as no doubt most of us had. The first interviews were with the headmistress always as a result of … Continue reading

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Bite Size Memoir: It made my day and my life

Henry Miller wrote in Big Sur and the Oranges of Heironymous Bosch ” Most everyone has known one moment in his life when he felt so good, so thoroughly attuned, that he has been on the point of exclaiming: “Ah, now is the time … Continue reading

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Bite Size Memoir: Bad Hair Day

Every day for me is a bad hair day. I was born with that kind of hair. I just can’t help it. Only yesterday my mother who is 86 said to me. “Irene I have to talk to you seriously.” … Continue reading

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Bite Size Memoir: Crazy

Lisa’s prompt this fortnight for the Bite Size Memoir I found the most difficult of all her prompts to date. I’m simply not crazy. I may at times appear that way to others but to myself I’m logical, rational and … Continue reading

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Bite Size Memoir: Discovery

This fortnight Lisa has given the prompt discovery for Bite Size Memoir. She talks about her discovery through memoir and her joy of watching her toddler discover. Life is full of discovery and reflection when you do discover. Some things discovered … Continue reading

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