Stories from the shed

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Happy new year

Dear Readers, 2021 was my year of writing a story a week. It was a great experience and I couldn’t have done in without you. This year will bring different resolutions so for now, farewell, and thank you for reading. I hope 2022 treats you with kindness. Lizzie Barratt

The End

I had an inkling that this would be the last thing I ever wrote, which is what made it the hardest. Be casual, I told myself. Pick up the pen like it’s a spoon to eat porridge. Open the laptop like you are just checking its hinges. Don’t make such a big deal of it.Continue reading “The End”

O magnum mysterium

‘O magnum mysterium. Oh great mystery.’ Mrs Davies paused for effect. ‘God came to earth and was born of a virgin.’ There were titters from Emily and Madison. Stacey glanced over to where they sat at the back of the class and gave them a quick, secret, smile. They weren’t her friends, but they amusedContinue reading “O magnum mysterium”

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