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Crompton was about to be assaulted with questions like the one that had undone his predecessor. Someone had asked why there weren’t enough helicopters to provide air cover for the boys in Helmand. He hadn’t …

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River Walk by Angus McNeice
March 4, 2008 – 8:37 am | No Comment
River Walk by Angus McNeice

by Angus McNeice
Sun-dried grass and corn crickets crunched beneath his bare feet as the boy ran towards the river. Three girls were already at the bank; two bronze skinned and blonde, the other, his sister, …

Panto Time by Toozie Fellowes
December 17, 2007 – 8:00 am | No Comment
Panto Time by Toozie Fellowes

He would have preferred a nativity play. Even a musical might have been bearable. Les Miserables perhaps. Anything but a pantomime. How old did they think he was? He was eleven. He was outraged that …