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EGG+FROG 2.0 Reading time: about 2.0 minutes We heard you all out there. We heard you all having fun in the rain, downing your cocktails and ruffling the pages of a paperback under a parasol. We heard you from the basement. Yes, we of little brain have been spending our summer tinkering with a website […]

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Flash fiction. Better Things, by Harry Dobbs. Image: A man looks out of a cafe window with his head in his hands. On the street outside the cafe, there is a tree, a man, and a woman walking oast with some dogs.

flash: Better Things

Better Things Reading time: about 2-3 minutes A postcard of a bear. I flip it over and read Dave’s writing (It’s me! Missing you.), then drop it behind the coffee machine, a space normally reserved for brown envelopes and CVs. Sandra sprays and wipes the empty tables for the second time this hour, while I

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Flash Fiction. The B Word, by Stephen Newland. Image: a silhouette of a chalkboard with an anatomical drawing of a bluebottle fly. On the left of the image, a swarm of flies.

flash: The B Word

The B Word Reading time: about 2-3 minutes They found the dead badger on the side of a country lane. Miss Breeze coughed and called the field class to order. ‘The life cycle of Calliphora Vomitoria,‘ she said, gesturing with her arms, ‘commonly known as the bluebottle fly, revolves around a corpse.’ The class gawped.

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