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6 Healthy Reasons to Be in a Relationship

6 Healthy Reasons to Be in a Relationship

People who go out dating are not just out there to have a good time. They are actually seeking something that each and every one of us is also searching for. We are looking for that one special person that we can spend the rest of our lives with. Believe it or not it is […]

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Flying Ambition

Flying Ambition

Lorraine was gripping so hard onto the metal posts either side of her that her knuckles were bright white.  Not that she noticed, of course; her attention was completely focused on what was in front of her.  Or, to be more precise, what wasn’t in front of her. No floor – that’s what was causing […]

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Proud As Punch

Proud As Punch

It felt as if a nest of snakes had taken refuge in her belly – writhing around with their coils curling as if their life depended on it.  She was unable to utter a sound, and that was a first for Tracy, as normally it was difficult to get her to shut up.  But today, […]

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Summer Vacation

Summer Vacation

Brian and Lindsay ushered the children towards the airport check-in counter.  They were at that wonderful age when air travel was still an exciting occurrence, and despite the early hour they were wide-eyed with wonder.  Happily, the whole process progressed as it should, and it wasn’t long before they had their boarding passes clutched in […]

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Childhood Fears

Childhood Fears

I’ve always been a little afraid of the dark.  Ever since I was a child and I stared at the deep black shadows in the corner of my bedroom – you know, the ones which, if you stare really hard, you swear you can see something swirling in the blackness.  Of course, my parents just […]

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Little Secrets

Little Secrets

Ellie jumped as she heard a car door slam outside. “Who’s that?” demanded Simon, jumping up. “It’s not George, is it?” “It shouldn’t be. He’s meant to be at a conference all day. Quick, go upstairs and hide. If he sees you it’s all over.” Simon ran upstairs, and she heard one of the bedroom […]

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The Tail That didn’t wag

The Tail That didn’t wag

Four wiggling puppies spilled from the crate into the cage next door, tails waggling and happy yips puncturing the air. I sighed; they’d be snapped up as soon as ‘the people’ came this weekend. It was a ritual I’d been through so many times I’d lost count. Every Saturday the dog pound opened its doors […]

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Paula’s Magic Window

Paula’s Magic Window

I stood near the window watching him walking along the side of the lake. The sun sprayed a golden glow across his face as he strolled along. The wind played with his dark hair, tossing it from side to side. Every day he walked nearer my window. I stood as a silent observer while washing […]

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