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Category Archives: fiction
I’d lived in Wales for well over a decade before seeing what “everyone” calls the quintessential Welsh film. Like many “Welsh” films, How Green Was My Valley wasn’t made in Wales, but in Hollywood. A few of the accents may … Continue reading
Men will tell you that the Republic had no faith in God; but then, why were the churches in the Capital full that day? Some may have been there to display their gratitude (to their fellow atheists perhaps), or to … Continue reading
Susanna Lalliment didn’t know how to spell her own name. She was said to be descended from French Huguenot refugees, but she seemed to speak English well enough. The Lalliments were skilled lace makers in Nottingham. The lace business in … Continue reading
a tale by Candy Korman The men were celebrating. Pushing the Americans back at Queenston Heights on the Niagara front was, no doubt, a decisive moment in the combat, but there was no telling what turns the war would take.
Our brave hero, the Ambitious Candidate (who was exploring the Sea of Jobs for a New Opportunity), was travelling from Interview Bay to FollowupLand, on the Career Peninsula, when his ship (the HJS Network) was blown off course by a barrage of unexpected … Continue reading