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Sovereigns for Sadie

The lone figure of a young girl trudged wearily along the rutted cart tracks heading north towards comparative safety. Behind her, Sadie had fled from her home in Lancashire knowing that she would not see...

The Ticking Clock

By Joan M Crossley, OswaldtwistleThe Angels gathered in the still, frost-filled air. Festive flowers and plants grew in abundance, along with the holly. The laying geese enjoyed a well-earned rest. Out with the old...
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The butler, the cat and Sir James

My visit was to the main house of a large estate, and it stood at the end of a tree lined drive.The central elegant stone edifice with picture windows was flanked by two equally...
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A State of Grace (part two)

By Partricia Rogers (Continued from the previous post). After a hard life on a sheep farm on the North Yorkshire moors, Grace was widowed when her husband Tom killed himself, and she now runs a...

Ghost Busters Are Us

by Patricia W Tapsell, BurnleyI've never seen a ghost, nor do I particularly want to. I think that maybe they can exist because I've heard of people's experiences of seeing ghosts but I'd just...

An Extraordinary Day

Ethel Baily, ColneMrs. Simpson was tired of being a victim. Tired of people that pushed her about, ignored her or took advantage of her. Tired of people that thought she was what the young...
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All My Wives

By Olwen Lund, ColneHis profile was interesting enough for me to want to know more. I’m not talking about a physical profile (as in a sideways photo - the sort they take when you’re...
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A Man, a Dog and a Waterfall

By K HalsteadOur walking party had settled for a snack at Goredale when a man with a collie dog passed, to stand at the floor of the falls. It was obvious that they understood...
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Lost in Time

By G HemsonAll my life I had been very fond of one of my aunts. She was always so funny; a vibrant personality, a spade was a spade and in her broad Lancashire dialect...
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Marjorie’s Lucky Break

By David HallMarjorie eased the mouse over one of the lines of text on her screen and clicked. The page opened and she examined it with interest.Leaving that page she called up one she...

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