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I sit here watching the sun drift lower in the sky, sometimes hidden behind the trees. It is now mid Winter: there are no leaves on the branches and the ground looks damp. I’m glad there’s a thick pane of … Continue reading
Katie and Jane grabbed a headstall each from the tack room and made their way to the bottom paddock. They’d been friends since primary school, and although they were now in their mid-teens and their interest in boys had increased … Continue reading
The evening begins to settle and the campers retire for the night. As darkness rolls in, the moon rises above the mountain’s horizon and throws its beams of light through the branches of a huge, gnarled gum tree. Small native … Continue reading
It was already late when I climbed into bed. My head was buzzing with thoughts, ideas, plans. I tried to drift off, listening to the rise and fall of my husband’s breathing, but sleep wouldn’t come. I realised I was … Continue reading
The blinds on the windows don’t quite meet the edges. The first soft rays of sunshine peep through and splash their brilliance across the plump pillows, resting like sentinels on the slatted bed head. The wrought iron lamps stand guard … Continue reading
Once off the freeway, the old girl found her pace and hugged the bends like she’d been doing for the past fifty years. This is what she was made for! “We’ve been on these roads before,” said the wife, and … Continue reading
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