Tag Archives: storytelling

Shoes: Times Past

Sherri Matthew’s response to the prompt about school uniforms gave me the prompt for this month. Just the mention of platform shoes brought a memory flooding back and then as I thought about shoes other memories came unbidden. Are you … Continue reading

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Smile (While you still have teeth): A tale of fiction (part 3)

For the story thus far Part 1 and Part 2 Beverley’s smile had frozen when I entered to join the party. “Don’t smile.” “Why not?” “You’ve glued your bloody teeth out at right angles to the rest.” “Oh shit!” “You’ve got to … Continue reading

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Smile (while you still have teeth): A tale of fiction (part 2)

Time was now really running out if we were to achieve our goals of super glue purchase to make the repairs and get to the airport on time. Read Part 1 “We’ll have to get a taxi. I think it’s the … Continue reading

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Guilt: Friday Fictioneers

Imploring. Beseeching. Would the image of those children’s eyes, the colour of the wet rocks ever leave me? Those rocks were the only reminder now the sea was calm. It held none of the menace of that day. The small … Continue reading

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Apology: Weekly Discover Challenge

Night shift was the hardest. Ralph would start drinking in the early afternoon, soon after starting his day. He expected me to sit with him. His jealousy extended to any activity which took me out of the room he was … Continue reading

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Thursday’s Special: Stories from the East

(7 photo stories) Paula’s guest challenger Allan Hamilton (The Mofman) asks us to show a story using one photograph. I had to many stories to tell so I have chosen 7 different stories. Can you tell the story that each photo shows? … Continue reading

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Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge: The Hire Engine

Raewyn of decocraftsdigicrafts  invited me to take part in the Five Photos, Five Stories Challenge.  Thanks, Raewyn! The challenge is  to “post a photo each day for five consecutive days and attach a story to the photo. It can be … Continue reading

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