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Liar Liar

Liar Liar I would rather not take office. This is the response of the leader of the UK’s largest political party, when asked if he would do a deal with the Scottish National Party. Less than 8 months after a … Continue reading

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The Walk – Friday Fictioneers

AnElephantCant write a rhyme this week He only has time for a very short addendum Please take it on trust He does what he must He is home to back Yes in the Independence Referendum Once again it is Friday … Continue reading

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The Prisoners

The Prisoners The five men have been prisoners for 300 long years. They have attempted to escape previously, but a lack of unified commitment has always thwarted them. That, and the guards, ten times their number, who spread lies, doubt … Continue reading

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This is the land

This is the Land This is the land of Robert Burns Of William Wallace too Of Baird and Bell and Smith and Hume All Scottish through and through  This is the land of loch and glen Of rivers and fields … Continue reading

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The Joke

The Joke Almost everyone knows this joke. Gabriel sees God making the world. He watches in amazement as God creates a land of mighty Munros clad in purple heather, great lochs, and fast flowing rivers, teeming with salmon and trout. … Continue reading

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Turkeys at Christmas

Turkeys at Christmas Today I am going to tell you a story about a great big field full of turkeys. This field is run, not very well, by Farmer Richboy. He doesn’t care about the turkeys, but he knows that … Continue reading

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No Question

No Question I have a friend, a lady I have known for over 30 years. I love her dearly, like a sister. She is intelligent and articulate. She is easily among the top ten most caring, compassionate people I know. … Continue reading

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