Category Archives: mythology

The Face that Launched a Thousand Ships

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I stared fiercely towards the horizon as tears flew freely down my face. I still could not believe it. Helen….my Helen….gone….just like that. It was all that rake Paris’s fault, of course. He had been … Continue reading

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The Family Hairloom (Pun totally intended)

There was a parade of nations to honour him at his funeral. The greatest hero the world had ever seen, there had been none like him before, there would be none like him hence. Samson- a God among men, they … Continue reading

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The Family Heirloom

Alistair’s face turned purple as soon as he saw his great-grandfather Rob’s bagpipe still on display. Rob had crafted it himself as a kid, and he always used to say that the bagpipe was fit enough to play for the … Continue reading

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The Grottos of Ponta Da Piedade #PortugalPlots #28DaysInPortugal

The two brothers dropped off the tourists on the small beach next to the grottos of Ponra Da Piedade, and started preparing for their journey back to town. Suddenly, one of the tourists asked, “You said you both grew up … Continue reading

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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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Stop! Or My Mummy Will Shoot!

After a long and grueling chase through the streets of Silver City, we finally had him cornered in a cul-de-sac. “Give it up Billy,” I told him, “the game’s over.” “Ya don’t know who you’re messin’ with pal. Go back … Continue reading

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Banished

We had to keep looking ahead, keep moving forward, for there was nothing left behind us, nothing but death and destruction. Uprooted from a land on which generations of us had taken birth, lived our lives, and prospered. Our lives … Continue reading

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