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About the author - pilfred

That's not actually me, just an image I got of the Internet. I'm much uglier than that.

Future Lessons

Michael was late for school again. He hurried across the bridge, over a river thick with green algae, and past the old library. Then he took a short cut across the old railway line, even though he’d been told not … Continue reading


A very short story about a grieving wife.

The Gate

It was near sunset when we finished chopping the wood. The old tree had come down in the summer, but now the days were getting shorter it was time to start laying down a stock for the fire. While I … Continue reading