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Trip (Part 2)

They conversed over a light lunch, he apologised for the change in their plans, but expressed how pleased he was that she followed his instructions. He presented her with a gift. 490 more words

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Dreams and Other Wet Things

I lounged on my cot, buried in my unzipped sleeping bag, missing only my muddy boots.  Sergeant Postal-Rat was busy washing his clothes in the mop bucket we used that morning to liquefy dried mud with a mop and smear it into an even coat on the plywood floor.   914 more words

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(Today is ANZAC Day, when Australia and New Zealand remember those who have fallen in wars).

Jane’s husband had died when the sons were children. Now it was 1916. 179 more words

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Then and Now, Part II

Roger was at a time in his life when he thought everything would simply keep rolling along until very old age dictated slower days. At 63, he was in decent health and very content. 1,138 more words

Short Story Tableaus

ANSAC Day and the Irish: a Fictitious Glance into the Landing of V beach, Gallipoli.

War had come swiftly some 21,000 Irish enlisted and fought in the beginning years of WWI starting in 1914; 47,000 more were to join later in the subsequent, brutal years. 2,490 more words

Adventures On The Road


Today’s prompt . . .


Hopefully a fitting and inspirational prompt on Anzac Day.


Of Geese, Spirits and the Cat Organ-C

On the next holiday Jan tried to give her swimming lessons. He had blue swimming trunks and commanded Katherine to make her a pair as well. 1,384 more words

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