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Cuckoo in the Nest – Part 3

She was only out of the room for a moment, before she decided to check on the girls. The pretty one with the violet-eyes was still in the middle of the room, but she could not see Claire. She frowned, certain that she had left Claire playing on her mat. She couldn’t have started to […]

Cuckoo in the Nest – Part 2

Small grumbling noises from upstairs announced that Claire was now awake and would be calling for her soon. Grinning happily she cast around for a hair-band to keep her long, wispy hair out of reach from tiny fingers, before climbing the stairs to her daughter’s room. Claire was wide awake, grinning toothlessly and waving chubby […]

Cuckoo in the Nest – Part 1

Angela surveyed her pristine kitchen and grinned. When she first started taking the tablets, over five months ago now, she had immediately begun to want only four hours sleep a night. Like Maggie Thatcher, she had laughed to herself as she finally found time to catch up on all those little tasks that had been […]

Uncertain Spinach – Final Part

“I demand to know what this is about. Am I under arrest? Am I…” His bravado vanished as quickly as it surfaced, and had sunk without trace by the time they threw him into a stark white room. They left him alone with only a table and chair for company. It was a long time […]