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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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