Category Archives: short fiction

Stories of dwarves

  LISA’S STORY Sometimes subjects cycled in and out of one’s life, entering without warning and remaining for a day or more, and then exiting again as though erased. This weekend dwarves and babies had pushed their way in, small … Continue reading

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The tale of Andrew Kerr

Andrew leant on the cairn and and stared out at the view. From the top of Law Hill it is possible to see the River Tay where it broadens out by the McInnes Banks; the town of Dundee is just … Continue reading

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Head-to-head: the plaster-casters

All we see are the heads and upper torsos of two men, in profile, facing each other across a table. George Bailey is in his early 20s, with a slightly fleshy face, bags under his eyes, and red hair. He … Continue reading

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The stories of Janet and Caesar

Drawings by Joyce Gunn Cairns, 2011  http://www.joycegunncairns.co.uk   “Johnnie!” I drop the gathered stalks at Mary’s cry and look round. John is staggering across the stubble towards the cart. Mary is sitting in the shade, she’s holding my Willie back … Continue reading

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