Category Archives: fiction

The Lonely Chick

Originally posted on pensitivity101:
I like watching the birds and take part in the annual RSPB Bird Watch every January. From the comfort of my chair in the lounge, I have a good view of the garden and for an…

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Friday Fictioneers for 19th May

Here we go for this week’s Friday Fictioneers challenge: https://rochellewisoff.com/2017/05/17/12-may-2017/ PHOTO PROMPT © Roger Bultot She didn’t want any fuss for her birthday so Jake simply promised a meal out at one of the hottest spots in town. He told … Continue reading

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The positives in negativity

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
“Out of the mouth of babes and sucklings hast thou ordained strength…” KJV Psalm 8:2 I passed the entire night in the hinterland between sleep and waking. It is that odd state where the…

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Twix and Shout

Dorothy Poole rolled over and looked at the dark lump lying beside her, thinking fondly of Thomas. The nice thing about being a pensioner was that you didn’t have to set an alarm clock, but Thomas had never been one … Continue reading

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Monday Moan

I’m usually pretty easy-going, but there are some things that are certain to get me riled, especially lately as quite honestly both of us are well and truly pi55ed off. We should’ve taken bets on this meeting taking place on … Continue reading

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Screwing for Greed

There are a lot of people on the marina up in arms today following receipt of a white envelope announcing a rise in mooring fees. The bar steward who owns the marina has decided to introduce a Residential Rate for … Continue reading

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Short Story: Going Home

The road was familiar, one she had walked umpteen times in the dark. The car pulled out from the crossroads, and turned its lights off. She shouted ‘Lights!’ and continued on her way. Up ahead, her route led her towards … Continue reading

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