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COTSWOLD’S CAPERS By Ray Abinett

The Tiger Moth Bi-Plane swept low over the snow covered landscape of Windrush Valley in the Cotswold’s, its fixed wheels almost touching the tops of the stone walls and hedgerows that surrounded the many fields. Bono Stewart, the pilot of … Continue reading

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THE DILEMMA By Ray Abinett

Herbie Stuart stood on the edge of the runway watching the Cessna plane, his flight out of the remote African ocean island; disappear into the distance without him.  It had been the fulfilment of a lifetime’s dream to come to … Continue reading

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A SNAPSHOT FROM A FAMILY’S HISTORY by Ray Abinett

The weather forecast was correct. Christmas 1946 was going to be a white one. Eight years old Peter Madden was standing at the window in his grandparent’s farmhouse and staring out at the large snowflakes falling and covering the farmyard … Continue reading

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CAUGHT IN THE ACT by Ray Abinett

Christmas was only two weeks away and Bert Roberts and Freddy Fisk were sitting in their Van in a dark country lane waiting to steal some turkeys. Bert turned to Freddy who was studying his mobile phone, and said, ‘Is … Continue reading

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A CHRISTMAS STORY by Ray Abinett

The snow had been falling all night and had covered the Paddington canal footpath up to six inches deep in some places. Christmas was in two days time and I was on my way to get a gift for my … Continue reading

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THE GHOST WRITER By Ray Abinett

Louis got out of his small service van, picked up his bag from the back and walked up the gravel path to the large imposing house set on Upton Heath. Louis was an expert on repairing washing machines, spin dryers, … Continue reading

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NEW YEARS EVE By Ray Abinett

Shirley and her friend Linda met up in their local coffee shop to discuss what they wanted to do on New Years Eve. ‘Shirl shall we do our usual and go to the town hall dance? We had such a … Continue reading

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THE RUMOUR By Ray Abinett

‘The rumour old chap, is that you’re about to inherit a fortune. A very nice windfallin 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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CAT AMONG THE PIGEONS By Ray Abinett

CAT AMONG THE PIGEONS Six years old Jimmy’s Jones teacher, Mr Roberts, was liked by all the children in the class. He was tall, good looking and casually dressed, with an unruly mop of curly straw coloured hair, and was … Continue reading

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THE LIAR By Ray Abinett

Austin Bevis was gradually starting to feel as if he hadn’t been away as he walked round his old manor in the East End of London. After all it was five years since he had been locked up in Wormwood Scrubs … Continue reading

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