Category Archives: Short Stories

DUST

DUST Ella was glad to come on her annual visit to house-sit for her son while he and his family took their two-week summer holiday and she was looking forward to it. She had arrived a few days before so … Continue reading

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HOW DOES YOUR GARDEN GROW?

Bert Harding was proud of his little garden. He and his wife, Hetty, had lived in their ‘two-up, two-down’ cottage for the last thirty years. It was one of a row to house the original railway workers who had built … Continue reading

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YOU CAN’T TEACH AN OLD DOG…

George Belling took a deep breath, filling his lungs with the fresh salty air as he stepped out towards the sea front. It had been a long dark winter and even the early spring and occasional promise of better weather … Continue reading

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WINTER PLANTING

“What do you mean, you don’t want to be bothered?” Sybil was furious. She had just taken a mug of tea down to the garden shed, for William, her husband of forty years, and had been feeling pleased with herself. … Continue reading

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CAR OWNER PREFERRED

——————————- I was sitting in the Doctor’s waiting room the other day when, unbeknown to me the whole of my life was about to change. I don’t go to the doctor’s very often. Well men don’t as a rule, do … Continue reading

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THE GUNNY BAG

“Have you been queuing long?” She was feeling a bit confused and had turned to the man behind her. “I don’t know, it seems like an eternity but my watch has stopped.” “So has mine.” She shook her wrist, peering … Continue reading

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