Category Archives: mythology

The Elusive Target

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I lie down at the edge of a small cliff, and look at the valley below me, spreading like the sea for as far as the eye can see. I’ve selected this place extremely carefully. … Continue reading

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Just Another Christmas Eve

Photo prompt courtesy Akshata Ram It’s here finally, Christmas Eve. The biggest day of the year for me, a time for rewards, and punishments. I have been preparing for this day for the entire year, and I can’t wait to … Continue reading

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Unpalatable News

Photo Prompt Courtesy C.E. Ayr I’m not ashamed to admit that my eyes teared up a bit as I saw the headline screaming the truth out to the world. It had taken a lot of effort on my part, but … Continue reading

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Hell Yeah!

Photo prompt courtesy Roger Bultot “This is our special Banker’s Package, ” said our guide,” I hope it’s to your satisfaction.” I looked at the plush hall and the collection of art by Picasso, Da Vinci, Rembrandt et al, and … Continue reading

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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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