Tag Archives: Fiction

The Unexpected Letter


Looking back it was like our last hurrah. A record of my “Heyday,” as I like to call it, marking our charge toward hope, fame and glory with a photograph or two: me, Sarah, Sir Nigel as he became, and … Continue reading

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For The Love Of Dogs


Ignatius Plotsky was a poet in waiting, a painter in search of a canvas and writer of some obscurity whose insights were sited somewhere beyond the land of meaning. Following a few drinks at the bar, and spotting a young … Continue reading

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Did You find It


At forty years old I secretly hankered for adventure, the promised land, peace, social standing and a secure home even if those disparate goals were always jostling for my attention. Married yes, but not loved: trapped within a barren home … Continue reading

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Charles Nuggett


“Perfection,” as my wife might observe, “Lies just beyond the next alteration to the wardrobe or figure.” Her search for the perfect husband stopped with me some years ago, and that jaundiced look around her eyes suggests that she still … Continue reading

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A Lockdown Social Life


 I could do with a larger social life. I could do with any social life at the moment, but now I have come up with a solution which has ultimately left me with little peace: let me explain. Each morning … Continue reading

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A Confession Of Love


In these last days and hours before my final breath may I, Gordon Richard Carlson, lay my guilt and thoughts before you as a matter of conscience, if not regret, so that I might meet my maker free of worldly … Continue reading

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The Lost Sanctuary


I walked those gardens where we met, a lifetime or was it two ago, holding your hand mine: discovering in that gaze of yours, the source of my tranquillity I saw the tree on which our names were carved and … Continue reading

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Seventy-Fifth Anniversary


Perhaps he was a footnote in history, there was no one left to ask, this veteran of a near forgotten war, now brought to life through films and sometimes books, but lived by him back when his legs still moved, … Continue reading

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A View Of Improvement


Those friendships we enjoyed so casually in a life not overburdened with demands, allowed us room to celebrate with ease, a freedom we now find embalmed in photographs. There I am, grinning with a new caught fish, the harbour as … Continue reading

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Some Career Tips Which Might Help You More Than They Helped Me!


Owing to a natural lethargy this will be a short article, written in those small gaps I leave myself between rising from my bed, a mid-morning nap, luncheon and the afternoon snooze. Still, in the brief time available, let me … Continue reading

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