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The Reliable Witness – Writing Magazine Flash Comp Winner, May 2015

The years have been kind to him; kinder than they have to me. On this chilly January day, he’s enjoying his moment in the flicker of flash photography, the clamour of people seeking his views; it’s been a long time. … Continue reading

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The Chill Factor: Writers’ Forum Flash Comp Winner

The Chill Factor “Do you think we should call the police yet, Sarah?” “Isn’t it a bit soon? She’s only been missing six hours. Don’t they generally ask you to wait 24 hours?” “24 hours? Even in weather like this?” … Continue reading

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The Siege, Cat World, August 1999

Since deciding to move back to England, my husband and I arranged that he would go to the new house first and I would join him some weeks later, after tying up ends at our old house in Germany. “There … Continue reading

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Memories of a factory cat, Part 2, Cat World

We heard how she was ‘put on the payroll’ entitling her to food and medical expenses, and how her kittens found homes among the workers.  A new cat, not unlike her to look at, arrived as though by fate, to … Continue reading

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Memories of a Factory Cat, Part 1, Cat World

It was more than 20 years ago that I first discovered the existence of  ‘the Factory Cat’.  I was working as a personnel officer in an engineering company located at the foot of the Pennines in the north west of … Continue reading

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Something Different, Lancashire, June 1999

by Sandra Crook, published by Lancashire Magazine, May/June 1999 There must have been many such relationships forged during the days of the Second World War, when young men and women who would normally never have found themselves within 300 miles … Continue reading

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