Monthly Archives: March 2018

Nemesis

“They live beyond the clouds, on the top of the mountain, but to go there is madness Agnes,” warned our village chieftain. But much as I respected him, I could not afford to pay any heed to his words right … Continue reading

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The Peace Summit

PHOTO PROMPT ¬©¬†Fatima Fakier Deria I looked with pride at the six chairs, one each for the Heads of State of the six most powerful nations of the world. They had been on the brink of war before I somehow … Continue reading

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A Passionate Office Romance

Office romances can be notoriously tricky, but ours was trickier than most, for the only place we could meet was out in the open, in the smoking area, with the eyes of the world looking at us. But prying eyes … Continue reading

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In Sheep’s Clothing

Photo courtesy Sam Carter “Awwwee, look at this sheep, she’s chhoooo cuuuuute,” the man cried out to his wife as he went shutter-happy taking my photos. Suppressing the itch from the ill-fitting sheep-skin, I posed for the pictures with wide, … Continue reading

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The Zombie Invasion

For the first time in his life, Alan was afraid. He’d survived three tours to Afghanistan, stared death in the face more times than he cared to remember, and seen his friends blown to bits, but still, what he was … Continue reading

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Blind Love

She’d fallen for him, hook, line and sinker. She faintly remembered her mother’s warning about mixing with the wrong sort, but she’d been dreaming of his alluring, bewitching beauty ever since she’d set eyes on him, and if you don’t … Continue reading

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Steve’s First Day at School

I looked at the mess on the ground and felt like banging my head against the wall. Two things stopped me: There was no wall readily available in the middle of the playground; and I knew that you need to … Continue reading

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