Category Archives: Light romance

Flash Fiction Fifty

As if I don’t have far more on my plate than I can chomp, I had a sudden urge to do some of the Flash Fiction I used to indulge in, as a useful exercise in brevity.  It occurred to … Continue reading

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Photo Challenge: Dreamy: Dragon, Dog and Devotion.

The first thing I thought of when I saw this Dreamy Theme was the following song from music halls of more than a century ago: ‘Waltz Me Around Again, Willie’ (1906), by Will Cobb and Ren Shields: Willie Fitzgibbons who … Continue reading

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In rather a reversal of how things should be, one our two resident mothers, Younger Daughter, treated all of us to a lovely lunch at Caversham Mill in the Midlands.  Of course, I went snap-happy.  All of these shots are … Continue reading

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CHRISTMAS CRACKERS (written on Christmas morning, 2013)

      Darren Saunders paused his ride along the park cycle track to take in the sudden vision.  The father and little girl emerging from the playground were attractive, but it was the mother who really caught his eye.  … Continue reading

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