The Little Red Case

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I’m a little red case, and live under the bed in AnaMarie’s bachelor pad.That’s me! AnaMarie is Spanish, born in Madrid, now living in the countryside of the North of England, where she loves to paint. Yes she’s quite an acclaimed artist and has even illustrated a few children’s books, though her favourite past-time is… Read more »

The Polka Dot Pen

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Her name was Sally Ann Thompson. Her favourite colour pink. She liked to write. It emptied the thoughts from her head, so she said. It was her birthday, sweet sixteen. I came along in a beautiful rose pink box with a satin ribbon, and when she unwrapped me, there I was laid on a piece… Read more »

Juan’s release

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‘So what is Christmas all about?’ asked Enrie Molina, deferred parole notice in his hand. ‘For me, this year, freedom!’ answered his cellmate smiling, thinking of a typical day in those miserable surroundings. He hardly dared to believe that this Christmas represented freedom. He had spent so many days in confinement in that small dark… Read more »

The Sewers

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Carlos squeezed into his rubber, airtight diving suit – prising on his helmet and gloves – and waited until his colleagues connected him to various steel chains and pulleys before lowering him into the sewer. He disappeared into the filthy water. His only contact with the world – a radio microphone inside his bright yellow… Read more »