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38 Caring

18/03/2020 08:06
A/N - Inspiration from COVID-19, who'd have thought? -------------------------------------- ‘Unprecedented times’.  That was what they were calling it.  ‘Unprecedented times’. Jimmy felt more irritated by the term every time he heard it.  A few people got a bit of a sniffle, a little...

37 Sending

11/03/2020 06:48
Maud sat in the midst of chaos, surrounded by a sea of paper, pens and ribbons.  Elsie stood in the doorway holding two cups of tea, a disapproving look on her face. “Why are you sitting on the floor?” she asked.  “You’ll never get up on your own.” “I always sit on the floor to wrap...

Protecting

20/02/2020 06:30
A bit of whimsy this time, inspired by a conversation in the office kitchen... ------------------------------------ It is precious beyond all measure, the last of its kind. We would all lay down our very hearts’ blood to protect it, to keep it safe. “Guard it with your life,” we say to one another,...

21 Exploring

17/02/2020 06:34
Harry bends down, grabs an armful of leaves and flings them towards me, giggling as the wind catches them and blows them out of reach. At two, his world is one of sunshine and showers, all or nothing, a constant 'now'. I envy the way that he is present in every moment but am grateful for the...

22 Understanding

17/02/2020 06:33
I am the Death Bringer. I am the Slayer of Innocents. I am the Sword of Vengeance in the Fist of Justice. I am a puppet in the hands of politicians filled with a bloodlust they dare not satisfy for themselves. I am falling apart. I tried to talk it through with my sister last time I called home...

23 Visiting

17/02/2020 06:32
“Oh, there you are at last, Joanna! I was beginning to think you weren't coming. Happy New Year!”   “Happy New Year! I told you I'd be here about eleven, Mum, and it's just after that.”   “And you've brought Tigger home to his Mummy. Let's get you out of that horrid carrier and...

24 Observing

17/02/2020 06:31
A single seed drops to the rground, landing in soft soil. Beside it lies the hust of what can only be described as its mother. On Prendaria, plants give birth and animals store cholorphyll in their fur. Doctor Lydia Swanson wishes she was anywhere other than in this hide, observiing the early part...

25 Guiding

17/02/2020 06:30
25 Guiding She always preferred her own company to that of other people. They had a way of intruding on her peace of mind even when they were not speaking directly to her. However, a paying job was a paying job and the captain of the Hudruth escort party had caught her when her purse was feeling...

26 Encountering

17/02/2020 06:28
A nomadic life doesn’t seem made for meeting others – in fact, not meeting others might seem rather the point. Still, now and again, you encounter someone, share a meal, swap a story or two. Those encounters remind you that you’re alive, remind you how to speak – sometimes remind you that you can...

27 Building

17/02/2020 06:27
Wow, am I glad to get this one finished! For a flash fiction piece, it took a ridiculously long time to write. But, it's done now - enjoy! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------   Fairy Fluff hovered near...
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