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Flying by the Seat of Your Pants: Flash Fiction for Aspiring Writers

The night before the mission Squadron 74 threw back their beers and cuddled their girls They knew there would be empty seats and some broken-hearts the following night.  1100 hours the bugle sounded.  A quick briefing. No longer carefree, they … Continue reading

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Five Photos, Five Stories: Day 3 The Battle of Broken Hill

Hostilities were raging in Europe and the Ottoman Empire had declared war with Britain in October of 1914 when the Battle of Broken Hill came to Silverton on the 1st January 1915. Silverton a small town (popn 60) 26 kms … Continue reading

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