Thud Thud Thud John’s head pounded rhythmically against the desk. He lifted his neck and looked around. The four other members of his corner office sat at their stations and carried on doing whatever it was they were doing. Thud Finally his hands came to rest upon the keyboard and through blinking eyes he focussed […]

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The tree

He knew it was going to be a bit of a squeeze, but Tom knew he could do it. Barry, was less than confident. “Don’t do it. Seriously. I’ll give you the five bucks.” Barry checked his seatbelt for the 3rd time and thought about a daring leap as the car sped towards the fallen […]

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I stand alone

I’ve been here for years. Unloved. Unnoticed. That’s me.  Nobody ever asks how I’m feeling. No one ever asks what I want. It’s just take, take, take. So much noise, so much chaos. Hands clamping around me, legs running around. Sirens, shouting, panic and relief. Then it all stops as quickly as it began. Once again, […]

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Martyn was a lean man, both in appearance and with the truth. Though he was easy-going and approachable it was wise never to ask about or attempt to enter his garage. The neighbours often spoke about his penchant for DIY, and in particular his wonderful patio. It was noted that he must be a perfectionist […]

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