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God bless us

I must have been one of the last to hear the good news. It came out last night at around ten o’clock. As usual I was too drunk to pay any attention to what was going on around me. But … Continue reading

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Fish out of Water

  His eyes water, the scratched plastic lenses of his sunglasses of little use in the mid-morning glare. He wanders aimlessly along the promenade, watching out for dog muck on the pavement and crazed seagulls in the air. Not many … Continue reading

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Seeing Things

He saw himself as an international cat burglar wanted by Interpol for a number of daring fourth floor robberies of the rich and famous holidaying in the Mediterranean playground of St Tropez and Monaco. Grace, his long suffering wife, saw … Continue reading

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The Patriot

He had always reckoned there was something subversive about Mr Wells and the room at the back of the old man’s high street watch and clock repair emporium. The well-oiled lock offered little resistance. What he found, no decent person … Continue reading

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Snow

There were never enough prison guards, there never would be, so they spent most of their time banged up in their cell, just the two of them, roommates by chance, friends by choice. They read a lot (Zane Grey, Elmore … Continue reading

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Safe as houses

Today I’m wearing my alt-right face. For obvious reasons. It was a few months ago that I thought it was going to be a close call and that my usual caring, leftie visage could put me in danger if the … Continue reading

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Windfall

By the time we get out of bed at just before midday, the morning wind and rain have eased. “More apples in the yard,” I say. She just nods, too busy looking for the gin bottle; she needs help with … Continue reading

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Starlene

You’d think that being abducted by aliens would involve a trip in a spaceship and being strapped onto an operating table to be x-rayed and probed by some tiny green two-headed creatures who are looking to colonise earth and strip … Continue reading

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Oh my my

He hadn’t experienced so much positive media exposure since appearing as a key prosecution witness in the Cock Robin murder case. And that was some while ago. To be honest, despite what he put out on Flitter and the fluff … Continue reading

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Downs and ups of lockdown

“Nah, we’re fine, making do. We go for walks, do a bit of Facetime, spend time on the phone, keep in touch with kith and kin, read a book or two. Watching a lot more telly, Netflix and the like; … Continue reading

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