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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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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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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...

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...
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Old Godfrey’s Railway

By David PowellI had finally got a weekend off work, and there was, I thought, no better way to spend the Saturday than visiting the Keighley and Worth Valley Railway, riding up and down...

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...

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...

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...

The Chair and the Pills

By Geoff Lowe, Grassington Like a T- shirt hanging about to get dry, Leonard was flopped over the back of the chair. He was 77 years ld and at last he discovered a good way ...

That Darn Cat!

By Lindsey Mckinnon, Bacup Boy, did I choose the wrong week to give up glue sniffing... That, as any film aficionados will recall, wasone on the many silly lines from the movie Airplane. Of course, there...

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