Monthly Archives: November 2011

THE LIFE OF HENRY THE EIGHTH (CONDENSED) by Patricia Jay

Henry the Eighth came to the throne on 22 April 1509 aged 18, and was crowned in Westminster Abbey on 24 June the same year. Advertisements

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THE PROS AND CONS OF LIVING IN A MEDIEVAL CASTLE by Marion Twyman.

A Medieval castle would certainly not be my residence of choice, but of course the aristocracy and landed gentry who lived in them would have wanted nothing less !

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IT WAS NOT AT ALL WHAT I EXPECTED by Callum Drew.

The job advert said housework and cleaning silver etc, overalls and equipment provided. The interview was at a house a few streets away,

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A BIT OF A DOMESTIC by Callum Drew

My God you should have heard them, we wondered what the heck was going on. They had always been a rough lot next door, never doing the garden or any household repairs – that kitchen window has been cracked for … Continue reading

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THE ALIEN by Marion Twyman

The Alien slowly rose from its stinking pit. What a terrible sight it was. It had tufts of grey hair all over its head and neck, half closed red eyes and its tongue lolled out. It shuffled along with its … Continue reading

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God Online by Thomas Parr

Imagine, in the near future, when all the churches have gone digital and God can only be contacted online. A FREEPHONE LINE TO GOD You dial the Holy Trinity on 333 A computerised voice answers. “You are through to Our … Continue reading

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A slip of paper. By Dominic Mccarthy.

The paper didn’t worry him. Paper was mulched tree. What worried him were the words. Four words, four numbers, stapled to his wardrobe door. Someone had been in his room last night. Another death threat.

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