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The Conway Twins

#1 The icy wind howled against the cottage windows. Outside, the clear sky set the full moon with its sparkling accompaniment. The twins huddled below their covers, teeth chattering as the hot water bottle cooled at their feet. From the … Continue reading

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Christmas for Three

On her way from the children’s home, Nina sat silently in the car. Everything was new and all felt good. The lady, Jean, was kind and did not react to the swearing like others did. The man, John, had a … Continue reading

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Bridge Number Nine

  In the middle of the bridge, in the middle of the night, no sun shone on his despair. The Seine flowed steadily underneath as soldiers emerged from the Pont Neuf boat terminal. Leo waited and waited, but no one … Continue reading

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Racing for Yellow

Sean looked over his shoulder and saw the pursuit appear over the rise behind him. He looked ahead towards the target and pressed on. His lungs were bursting and he was burning up, the last of the water had gone. … Continue reading

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Meeting with God

“You say you’re an atheist and you have met God!” Jamie says flabbergasted. “You can’t be serious. You don’t seem that pissed or is it you have not had enough yet?” “Listen to me,” says Lulu leaning back on the … Continue reading

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Sapporo Summer

One beautiful April morning, on a narrow side street in Tokyo’s fashionable Harajuku neighbourhood, I walk past the 100% perfect girl. So what do I do? I stop and glance back; discretely. She was stunning from to toe in her … Continue reading

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Together

It had been a long summer. Training had been hard as had been the running of relentless races, but I was improving and I could see me getting closer to Abebe at the end. He had done well this year, … Continue reading

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