All posts by Lee Douglas

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A Fisherman’s Tale

I used to love this place, this little spot on the river, this white wooden bridge crossing the Marlow Wier on the Thames.  Do you know it?  Marlow I mean?  it’s a nice enough town, or at least it used to be, I have not

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Shogun

It is the year 1557 and we have been at war with our neighbors the Shoni clan for the last seven years.  The war has been hard fought with much pain and suffering on both sides, my son is dead, my wife is dead, killed

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Where Are We Going?

It was twilight when I got there, Kevin was waiting, sat in the low boughs of an old oak tree.   “Oi Spence, up here mate” “Yo Kev, you been waiting long?” “Naaa mate a couple of minutes, hop up here and have a butchers

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At The End

I was running late but it didn’t matter, not really. The automatic doors parted and I ran through, unseemly, hot and bothered.  I knew the way, I had been there many times.  In the lift up to the third floor, Walnut ward, past the sister,

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The Girl In The Red Coat

I saw her again this morning, the girl in the red coat. She is gorgeous, a raven haired stunner with a figure from the 50’s, you know that classic hour glass thing going on.   She stands out from the normal daily commuters, all packed onto

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The Buddha Of Friday Night’s

Come on, come on, ten minutes to go then beer O clock. David was clock watching again, Friday evening, work almost done, a mere ten minutes left. Quickly rattle off the last couple of paragraphs of this damn report and then he’s gone, woo-hoo Friday