Monthly Archives: December 2012

Christmas Cut

“I’m sorry son I have no choice, either I amputate your foot or, well quite simply you will die.” The choice had to be made; of course it was a no brainer his foot would have to be sacrificed. Mickey … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve “That bastard”, said Gordon, “that vile bastard tonight will be the night, tonight she’ll see me and know I kept my word” December 2012 Gordon Howden slipped back into the shadow of the brick outbuilding. Freezing sleet and … Continue reading

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Gold Frankincense and Murder

Gold Frankincense and Murder The weather beaten vessel was snaking its way surreptitiously towards Brussels. The longboat being erratically pushed forward by a dilapidated one hundred and twenty horsepower diesel engine; which was now running excessively hot. The peripheries of … Continue reading

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Christmas 1973

Christmas 1973 I heard her wails and screams coming from downstairs and I knew. My heart sunk, my shoulders fell, and I knew what was coming. I went to the window of my dank, damp bedroom and looked out from … Continue reading

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