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Flash Fiction

Flash Fiction Saturdays – In A Forest

317 words I jumped into the greens of blueberry bushes. Long grass shook and swung from the impact, tickling my legs. My naked feet in sandals bared prickly ground made of pine needles and cones. The ants scattered in separate directions. I would spend all day in there, loitering around, bugging bugs on trees, and […]

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Flash Fiction Saturday: Dementia (late post)

That morning I opened my eyes to a blinding light falling on to my bed. I pressed my hands into the white sheets, helping myself to sit up. There was someone in my room, waiting with his back turned towards me. There was a tint of nostalgia in these tall white walls. Warming rays of […]

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Flash Fiction Saturday: Microwave Chicken

291 words She looked through her clothes hectically. ‘What is it…’ She whispered through her clenched teeth. ‘What are you looking for? Her obsessed eyes looked at me with full seriousness. ‘Do you smell it?’ She broke the eye contact and dived back into her cupboard, slipping out of my hands like a snake. I […]

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Life Story

Latvian Traditional Dances

Latvia is a small but wild country. When I lived there I was taught how to dance their traditional dances. And now, I think that dancing is the best form of exercise – it’s fun, very active and creates a wonderful feeling of closeness with other people. When I started secondary school, my maths teacher […]