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A few short stories which have been published, either in print or online

Leaving Home

He left with three days’ worth of sandwiches in his backpack, lovingly prepared by his mother. “There’s ham, cheese, and some of your favourite…” “Marmite” they said it together, their eyes meeting as the crowds pushed past them to get … Continue reading

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Waiting

We’re all staring out to sea, far into the distance. It’s sunny, bright, the clouds careering across the summer sky, but we don’t notice the weather. We stare but we know we won’t see him, even if he’s there we … Continue reading

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Ivy

“What do I want with a load of old bellows? If you think they’re so interesting, you can keep them.” “Thank you Ivy. No need to throw. Do you remember what they were used for?” “Course I remember, they’re for … Continue reading

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