Snippet Time: from Candyfloss Guitar – The Black Sheep

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One afternoon Diego took a break on a stone wall next to a pastured field with a flock of sheep huddled together and began writing a mental list of the pros and cons of being a farmhand. Just as Diego was figuring that if he went to Pedro’s straight away and gave up drinking for a while, it wouldn’t be …

SHORT STORY TIME: The Dolphin and the Moons of Time

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By Stephen Marriott Bartolome swam across the coral and nudged Whitefinn playfully. But Whitefinn didn’t react as he usually did with his childlike smile, summersault out of the water or race off after a fishing boat. Whitefinn’s mouth remained closed and his small eyes barely gave Bartolome a second glance. “What’s wrong?” asked Bartolome. Whitefinn remained silent as he struggled to …

The Perfect Hostel for the Weary Pilgrim

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I close my eyes and I am there on the Camino again: Resting my weary legs and at peace looking forward to the adventures ahead. Life on the Camino de Santiago is very simple; you walk, you eat, you sleep and you walk… So sometimes when urban life feels too much I reflect and imagine I’m back on that road. …