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The Happiest Day of My Life

PHOTO PROMPT © J Hardy Carroll Father took us to the fair today, and for the first time since Mum died, we felt truly happy. We rode on the Merry-go-round ten times. Father let us ride as much as we … Continue reading

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Second Chances

” Do you see the rainbow?” I asked her. “Of course,” she replied, “It’s bright, vibrant and beautiful.” “And do you see the other rainbow, the one to its right?” I asked. “If I try hard enough, yes,” she replied. … Continue reading

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The Legendary Rivals

It was impossible to find two other friends who were as close as Karan and Guddu. You don’t have to take my word for it. Their parents said so. Their siblings said so. Their other friends said so. Their relatives … Continue reading

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The Magic Beans

  Jack looked at the tree with a look of pure, unadulterated joy on his face. It looked magical. “Sell me the cow,” the old man had told him yesterday, “in exchange for these three magic beans.” Obviously, Jack had … Continue reading

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The Laziest Dog in the World

To say that Bruno was lazy was to say that Professor Dumbledore was an above average wizard, or that Sherlock Holmes was not too bad a detective, that is, an understatement of the highest order. For, you see, Bruno took … Continue reading

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Be Careful What You Wish For

For 30 years, Donald prayed day and night, standing on one leg, not eating or drinking anything. God finally relented and appeared in front of him. “What do you want?” HE asked Donald. “I want my very own wishing star,” … Continue reading

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Snowy Day Holiday

Photo courtesy Sue Vincent Alex had gone to bed happy last night, very happy. It had been snowing so hard since morning yesterday that not just their cottage, but the road to the village, and the village itself had been … Continue reading

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Pick Of The Week- Doe, The Female Deer

Long long ago, in an enchanted forest in Satpuda, was born a cute & cuddly deer. Her parents were ecstatic, for she was a dear little thing. But while her parents were loving, caring, brave, good-looking, swift etc. etc., no … Continue reading

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The Perfect Governess

Mrs. & Mr. Hardcastle were perplexed and frustrated in equal measures. It was already dark outside, and they could not carry on this process for too long. They HAD to arrive upon a decision, and soon. When they had advertised … Continue reading

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Kidnapped!

I woke up to find that I could not see a thing. No, I had not been blinded, not as yet anyways, but it was pitch dark, with just a tiny beam of light coming through a hole on the … Continue reading

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