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The Last Client of the Night

The Final Client of the Night Maggie shifted in her office chair. Some clients were so miserable that the chair, a construction of metal and fake leather, felt like it was actually a thing of sweat and bony torture. It … Continue reading

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Existential Llamas on a Train

by Sheila North “Lo siento mucho,” said Jose, as he apologised to the woman in the next seat, “Soy una llama. Me llamo Jose. ?Como se llama?” Jose, who was standing in the crowded aisle, was doing his utmost to … Continue reading

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Love, Friendship, & London

My husband tells me I didn’t half stare when I first clapped eyes on St. George’s. Compared to the churches I had seen back home, St George’s is large, impressive, and practically a cathedral, at least as far as looks … Continue reading

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Slim(ish), 60, and Mad

Hi Mom Slim(ish), 60, and Mad Hi Mom: Yes, I’m still here, despite myself. Yes, I am (comparatively) slim again, thanks to the Depression Diet, and a lack of appetite. Feeling that I look like myself again: that is, the … Continue reading

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Clocking On

There once was an old man who lived in a two up, two down in the Balby area of Doncaster. He was a bit of a hoarder, at least when it came to timepieces. Carriage clocks, star burst clocks, clocks … Continue reading

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