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About highamwriters

A group of recreational creative writers and if you ask us nicely we will let you publish some of our work

JUST DESSERTS By John Lary

Today is Shrove Tuesday. Pancake Day. And I can never think of Pancake Day without thinking of poor Julie Thomas. And Martin Sommers. It was on Shrove Tuesday all those years ago that Julie was presented to us for the … Continue reading

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CHAIN REACTION By Marion Twyman

There had been four letters over the past fortnight, and I was very frightened. They were all the same – a typed address label on a plain envelope containing a short typed message. “ You lied – Danny is Innocent” … Continue reading

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THE STALKER By Henry Miles

t was a laugh when they said Dorothy up the office had taken a shine to me but as a paunchy unattached middle aged bloke I was flattered. The younger lads who thought everybody over forty should be in a … Continue reading

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SOMETHING OUT THERE By Marion Twyman

As we cuddled up in bed, Roger sighed contentedly.”Its over” he said. “Thirty four years slaving away in the factory, now we can look forward to the rest of our lives doing just what we like. And I’ve got a … Continue reading

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SNOW A Poem By Ray Abinett

Blown by wind the snowflakes fall Which changes grass and trees so tall Where now the landscape is so white Covering everything in sight   There are children playing in the snow Snowball fights and sleds in tow I think … Continue reading

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THE STALKER By Ray Abinett

The Land Rover Discovery sped through the bleak Scottish landscape making its way towards Loch Lomand and the Trossachs. It had started snowing after crossing the Scottish border and passing through Gretna Green. Ben Lennox hoped he would reach his … Continue reading

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A WALK IN THE RAIN By Ray Abinett

I knew there was something wrong with my husband Terry as soon as I came down to breakfast. He sat quietly eating his cornflakes, but the banana he usually sliced and added to them was still lying in front of … Continue reading

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THE RUMOUR By Ray Abinett

‘The rumour old chap, is that you’re about to inherit a fortune. Avery nice windfall in fact, and comes just at the right time – a what.’ said Charlie. Charlie had a terrible and annoying habit of saying “a what?” … Continue reading

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THE LATE EDWARD MARLEY By Ray Abinett

Snow had started falling again, now covering everything in sight around Oakdean Place, a 17th century manor house. The morning was dark and overcast, and it had been snowing on and off for two days. A pathway on the driveway … Continue reading

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THE LATE JACOB MARLEY By Ray Abinett

Ebenezer Scrooge never saw it coming. He was bankrupt, yes bankrupt. Something in his wildest dreams he would never have believed. After all he had Bob Cratchet didn’t he; didn’t he? That impoverished, slow-witted, individual who he paid to keep … Continue reading

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