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To Catch a Thief

Photo courtesy Dale Rogerson It had been a long and grueling chase, stretching half-way across the world, but we had finally caught up with him. There he stood, the criminal, trapped in deep snow, unable to move an inch, caught … Continue reading

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The Cursed Crow

The crow sat on the thin, dry branch, lonely, morose, listless, waiting For the pain to subside, for someone to see him for who he was, without hating Every day he would sit at the same spot, from dawn till … Continue reading

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The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is…

“Let’s go, we’re already behind schedule,” he said. “I’m not ready yet,” I replied, “I need white flowers to put in my hair, they look dazzling on me.” “WHAT?” he cried out, “Where will I get them from in this … Continue reading

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Strike!

Photo Prompt © Björn Rudberg “Their kids stick chewing gums on us,” said the first. “They pull at us till we disintegrate,” the second pipped in. “The adults are no better, they leave us in dark places and forget all about … Continue reading

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It’s Magic!

Pic courtesy Sue Vincent Jamie stood with a stunned expression on his face, mouth agape, eyes wide open, scarcely moving a muscle. “This is unlike anything I have ever seen in my life,” he finally exclaimed. Truth be told, after … 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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I Like to Moo It Moo It (Part 1)

It had started off as any routine trek. We had started our climb before daybreak in order to catch the sunrise from top of the hill. Our host at the farm where we were staying had told us that the … Continue reading

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Aladdin’s BFF

I am the legendary Aladdin, and it is high time I confessed Having you in my life makes me feel not just lucky but blessed It is not just that you have magical powers, many others have them too But … Continue reading

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The Incorrigible Thief Part 3 (In which we witness a mating ritual like no other)

Stoppgappi and Diana reached the huge grounds in which the Falguni Pathak Daandiya Night was happening almost two hours later than the starting time of the event. So obviously, the place was as empty as a cinema hall during a … Continue reading

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The Incorrigible Thief Part 1 (In which Stoppgappi finally gets a client, despite Diana’s best efforts to kill the poor man)

When we last met our intrepid boy wizard Stoppgappi, he had just become the proud owner of a bagful of diamonds, though technically his trusted maid Diana should have been their rightful owner, as she is the one who had … Continue reading

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