The Bentley

The Bentley

July 8, 2018

The Bentley (Bring Up the Bodies) Sitting astride my Honda, I waited dreamily for the traffic lights to turn green. Two a.m., stars twinkled, the city was graveyard quiet. I unzipped my jacket, enjoying the […]

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12

12. It is a normal day in Canberra with all the leading politicians in attendance. Parliament is sitting and the heavies are going head to head berating each other over trivials, leaders of each party […]

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*Bring Up The Bodies

800 Words. Due date: June 23, 2018 Topic: “Bring Up The Bodies” Title: Dead Reckoning DEAD RECKONING Upward. Upward. Out of the ground. Upward toward a dark sky you lurch. It’s not like in a […]

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*A Long way from Home

May 30, 2018

It began close to home when Daisy discovered the mushroom. She spied it on a tree root in the parkland forest bordering the river “Papa, Papa, look, look,” she cried placing it in her woolly […]

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A long way from Home AMPOL

AMPOL Gordonvale, Far North Queensland, July 1984 SO this old school bus painted in psychedelic rainbow stripes pulls up at the diesel pump out front of the servo. “Rainforest Warriors” is daubed across a peace […]

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A Long way from Home AIGA 

AIGA    Meli sat cross legged on the woven grass mat, staring at her feet in angry silence as William grabbed a handful of his precious books and stormed from the room.   William was heading back to sea, leaving her […]

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*White Fang – Snowdrift

April 29, 2018

Snowdrift It was dark when he came to. He felt around him. He was in his car. A lump on his forehead told him he must have hit the windshield. Twin white fangs of pain […]

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*April Saturday

March 27, 2018

April Saturday ‘People who don’t have children, they just don’t know. They think they know. They have no idea!’ The British comedian, Michael McIntyre performs at The Gentle Way Hospice for the terminally ill. The […]

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Need Another Saga America Saga Land

February 26, 2018

Need Another Saga America ‘What’s going on here? Someone declared war?’ ‘Daddy, Tasmin says there’s no real heroes like Superman who can fly. An’… an’… I’m stoopid ‘cos I make errors an’ I wear eye-glasses.‘ […]

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*Too Close to Home Saga Land

Too Close to Home ‘It was a real saga’ mum said. ‘Everyone had an opinion but only the few people involved really knew what happened that night’. The rain had settled to a steady drumming […]

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