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3 People, 3 Perspectives: Weekly Discover Challenge

A Triptych of the Old Man He wished they’d shut up. They were always talking at him, expecting him to respond. Not that he didn’t want to but the effort was just so great getting it from a thought in … Continue reading

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Friday Fictioneers: Supplementing the Pension

Mrs Bailey reported for duty dead on seven every Wednesday morning. Her age always succeeded in getting her the easy jobs. “You’re on worms today.”  She sighed with relief. They usually gave her morning tea duties but she liked being … Continue reading

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Do you want to live forever? At least live a long, healthy life.

Today my brother is taking out our Mother for her 86th birthday. Sadly he won’t be there as he lives in Switzerland and my husband and I are going in his stead. We’ll think of him whilst we dine at … Continue reading

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Change in a lifetime

  How alone you are without friends. This was the situation for my Great-Aunt and then my maternal Grandmother: they had become so old that they were the last of their line. I fear it will soon be the case for … Continue reading

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