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January 7, 2020

This week, I am delighted to showcase the work of Rosemary Dight. And here is her bio.

I grew up in Greater London near Twickenham Rugby Ground. Single mum of two children, I retrained as a teacher. After 22 years  with very small children I took early retirement and tr...

December 23, 2019

CHRISTMAS CAROLS WITH GRAN

2nd edition by Rick Haynes

I need to talk with mum, but she is always off somewhere, helping others. Since dad died from prostate cancer three years ago, I guess she has to keep herself busy, but I miss him too.

I hear the call for breakfast an...

December 9, 2019

The Filament Beyond by Rick Haynes

“I have no light and thus, no energy.  Without the warmth of my light bulb, my body shivers and my eyes hurt as I peer into dullness. And so it is time to move on.”

“Why do you do this my little fairy? Am I so hurtful? I know you are ge...

December 2, 2019

Christmas Rush For Santa by Rick Haynes

The weathered chair rocked back and forth; the legs hitting the wooden floor in a steady beat. 

With his long white beard, red coloured tunic and trousers, the old one frowned. There was so much to do and so little time. As usual,...

November 26, 2019

TAP! TAP! by Rick Haynes

The floorboards creaked as if someone was walking across the room.

Ellie sat up in bed, her eyes as wide as saucers.

Tap! Tap!

She turned on the light and saw – nothing.

Tap! Tap!

She looked under the bed and in the wardrobe – nothing.

Tap! Tap!

Her ey...

November 19, 2019

Once upon a time, three little pigs lived in a world of happiness. Alas, their parents were not so happy. They regretted buying the piglets a complete rock orchestra set. The twin guitars were melodic enough but their youngest piglet drove them out of the house with hi...

November 11, 2019

This week, I'm delighted to showcase two disparate Drabbles for you. I hope you enjoy my pieces of flash fiction.

A NEW BEGINNING

The fairy smiled like a sun-kissed buttercup covered in dew drops. Her hair flowed around her body as she danced in the lowest branches of th...

November 5, 2019

THE FOOD BAR PART 2

My, soon to be, ex-wife, Lilly, arrived, demanded I agree to give her more money, and walked off when I told her to rot in hell. The sounds of her slamming the car door and driving off with her new, but old, man, was music to my ears. Gold-digger she...

October 31, 2019

Humour differs from one person to another but with these characters, you're guaranteed a smile with the irony of the situation. Do let me know what you think.

The Ultimate Halloween Horror by Rick Haynes

“On All Hallows Eve, a man will change our world forever. My aides...

October 28, 2019

The Food Bar by Rick Haynes

There is a mass of little stones underneath the holly and creeper hedge. What’s underneath? Apart from a thick woven blanket of some resilient material, I have no idea as the concrete below the fabric, although cracked in several places, has...

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