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Friday flash fiction – Stay Out of the Kitchen

In moonlight, Chef Bela’s Gastronomy Pod looks like a giant silver snail, sliming up Crabtree Park. Vincent Pankhurst sneers at the chrome striping, the hand-chalked menu, and especially the inelegant student-artist caricature of the food van’s owner. The gap-toothed cartoon … Continue reading

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Friday Flash Fiction – The High Ground

Dirty water laps at the edge of the corrugated tin roof as Craig searches the sky again. The rescue chopper is nowhere to be seen against the boiling black clouds. Thunder cracks and the rain is hitting him like a … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The Ninja Fireys’ Big Score

When Johnno picks them up for the gig in a stolen fire truck, Dicko and Kat get their first inkling it’s going to blow up like a highway cane toad. “Mate, where did you get this?” asks Dicko as they … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – The View from a Pole

Glenn’s cough is spasm-‘til-you-drop violent; he almost loses his grip. He clenches up with his arms and knees around the power pole, feels a caffeine-kick of panic at the hint of a slide. The wind whips around him, shivering the … Continue reading

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Friday flash fiction – Industrial Disease

Kenny Hallam did his reading, so he knew wind turbines were killers. He sent his oldies all the links: this article from a science skeptic journal; that survey run by a leading national newspaper; the other ebook by a recovering … Continue reading

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