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A Giant Awakens

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent I woke up to find that I had gone blind….or maybe it was just the world that had turned dark. I frankly couldn’t say which would terrify me more. I had been the last of … Continue reading

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Reflected Glory

“Do you see this certificate?” I asked. “Of course,” pat came the reply, “I can see everything.” I was positively gloating as I posed my follow-up question, “Can you read the sign at the end?” There was just a hint … Continue reading

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The Sword in the Wall

Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent He looked around carefully to see that he was alone. Then cast a few spells to check again. In their world, walls didn’t just have ears, but eyes too. Satisfied that he was well-cloaked from … Continue reading

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You Can Do Magic

It starts with one word, add a few more, and you can do magic, I said. They didn’t look convinced. Why don’t we give it a go? I asked. They nodded tentatively. The first word, I said, is Do. Do, … Continue reading

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Trip to Turkey Day 5 – Feel the Magic in the Air #TurkishDelight

Note: This is the sixth installment in my series of trip reports from Turkey. You can find the first five here: https://bit.ly/2RQV9jT , here: https://bit.ly/2Q2FWPO , here: https://bit.ly/2B76IOB, here: https://bit.ly/2zSYmZ0,and here: https://bit.ly/2qTPYVa I could see Medha’s hand inching slowly towards the huge stone axe. This could not … Continue reading

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The Little Monsters

I put the finishing touches to the pumpkins, and took a step back to inspect them carefully. It had taken almost an entire day to finish them, but now that I saw them, they were definitely worth the effort. Photo … Continue reading

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The Source of Magic

Sue woke up to see Charli staring unblinkingly at a tall tree near their campsite. “Look at that light emanating from that tree, it’s magical,” Charli said softly.   Photo prompt courtesy Sue Vincent Sue looked towards the tree, and … Continue reading

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The Rebirth

He opened his eyes to find himself in an empty home. He had no idea who he was, or how he’d come to be here. He tried to move, but screamed aloud in pain. His legs were just stumps, like … Continue reading

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Madeira’ No. 1 School Goes on a Field Trip #PortugalPlots #28DaysinPortugal

The roll call was in full flow. Miss Beatriz, the dynamic Headmistress of the school always took great pride in their discipline. “Mariana?” “Present Miss.” “Miguel?” “Present Miss.” “Afonso?” “Present Miss.” “Are you seriously planning to go on the field … Continue reading

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The Fall of Lagos #PortugalPlots #28DaysinPortugal

The enemy had been hammering at our castle’s gates for two weeks now, and our defences were barely holding up. Our walls were broken in various places, we’d run out of food, and had just one day of drinking water … Continue reading

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