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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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The Fourth Tribe

The Fourth Tribe Today I am going to tell you a story. An incredible story. I say that because even I find it hard to believe. It is about an island called Yukky, once great, now in sad, perhaps even … Continue reading

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The Wild Boar

The Wild Boar I dream I am a wild boar, a powerful, magnificent beast with mighty tusks. I charge through the hills, the forests, the fields, afraid of nothing. Then I see another boar. He is about ten times my … Continue reading

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19th September 2014 – Friday Fictioneer

AnElephantCant always write fiction About a candlestickmaker a baker or a butcher But there is no looking back Today he writes fact Although his tale is set a few months in the future Once again it is Friday Fictioneer time. … Continue reading

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