Monthly Archives: August 2014

15th August 1944

15th August 1944 The little town is empty, not a soul to be seen. Le Maquis, the French Resistance movement, pass the word to the villagers and the remaining families withdraw into the foothills of the Maures. In the morning … Continue reading

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Writing – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant say he knows too much About old things like valuable antiques Which is a surprise Because when he starts to rise He squeaks and he freaks and he creaks Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time. A moment of … Continue reading

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The Seer

The Seer Once upon a time the Seer was famous throughout the lands of the earth. He was knowledgeable, he was informative, and he spoke the truth. He provided a Service to the World. He was trusted everywhere for his … Continue reading

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Flight of Fancy – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant drive an aeroplane He is not designed to be a pilot He has got such big ears And from what he hears Pilots who fly lots quite often hit the high spots This is a weekly invitation to write a short piece … Continue reading

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colour of the wind

the waves leap the barrier crash onto the rocks once more the Mediterranean sings reminds him again of the love he has lost the girl with eyes the colour of the wind the tides ransack the beaches the sands are … Continue reading

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The Moped – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant even try to be funny this week He is luckily quite pressed for time So he decides to be serious Instead of hilarious And pens this philosophically thought-provoking rhyme Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time. A sometimes uphill … Continue reading

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The Fourth Tribe

The Fourth Tribe Today I am going to tell you a story. An incredible story. I say that because even I find it hard to believe. It is about an island called Yukky, once great, now in sad, perhaps even … Continue reading

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The Garden – Sunday Photo Fiction

AnElephantCant claim he’s green fingered He is a flop and a failure as a horticulturist With a spade or a trowel He can make the soil howl He is as much fun in a garden as the average vulture is … Continue reading

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rivers sing

when you hold my hand great mountains can walk the rivers all sing and the trees smile and talk the moon floats benignly the stars dance in the skies nights full of laughter and the sun never cries little birds … Continue reading

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