Dragon’s revenge

This was inspired by a prompt asking how the main characters in a novel first meet. Rather than respond with the facts from my current novel in progress it seemed logical to introduce a dragon.  This is his story. It had turned into one of those days. First I got up late, then rushing my …

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Think before you judge

Have you ever wondered how others see you? Perhaps it's not quite how you think.  Most people in the road thought the lady at number 69 was a nasty old trout. After her dog had frightened him off for the third time the postman refused to deliver to the address, so we occasionally saw her …

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Bed socks and broomsticks

It's surprising how everyday comments and events can be the inspiration for a story.  Have you encountered the 'missing sock' syndrome, or visited a preserved property and been intrigued by the gadgets of yesteryear?  If so this story is for you. Photos courtesy of Paula Harmon. National Trust property Kingston Lacey.  Lacey was excited. Grandma …

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