Stage 2030 Covid

  • Post category:Short Stories
  • Reading time:3 mins read

(2020) “It’s quite simple,” said Karen. “I’m going to be terminated.” “But you’re still of use to society, surely?” replied Simon. “I don’t know, since they changed the rules again,…

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The Viper

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  • Reading time:6 mins read

2014 – A pretty ropey story. I combines the Terry Waite story and a Blakes 7 opening scene as it’s inspirations. The hood made my world dark and the ropes…

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Bert

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  • Reading time:4 mins read

2017 – This story is terrible and the politics are all wrong, post 2020 I’d not have written this. 5 June 1944 – the night before D-day The massive shed…

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Cold Coffee

  • Post category:Short Stories
  • Reading time:2 mins read

2017 Gladys sat down on the sofa with her shopping bags all around her. “Bloody cold out there,” she said. “That it is mum,” said Beryl. “At least we got…

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180 Years Old

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  • Reading time:3 mins read

(2020) There is a biting wind coming across the salt-water loch. The waves are up and the smell of the brine and seaweed is strong. Snow-capped mountains frame the far…

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Rupert

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  • Reading time:3 mins read

(2017) Julia stood by the train door as it pulled into Beckton station. She had been watching the nearly empty platform all the time as it had come into view.…

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