Tag Archives: neighbour

Smart Thinking

Oliver met his new neighbour Alex one evening at a backyard barbecue. “So, what do you do?” asked Oliver. “I’m in sales. I sell burial plots,” replied Alex. Oliver unconsciously took a step backward. “I didn’t know people did that.” … Continue reading

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Millennial Fever

“My life’s terrible! I have this great game app on my phone and I want to play it, but it drains the battery and I left my charger at school. I told my dad I needed a phone with the … Continue reading

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The Bureau of Statistical Curiosities

It was the annual neighbourhood Christmas party hosted by the Crewdons. They lived in the colonial style house on the corner. Being new to the street, Olivia in number 67 and Ross in 74 hung around the punch table. After … Continue reading

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Life On The Other Side Of The Fence

  Something made Diana sit up in bed. She couldn’t tell if she actually heard a crash or if it was in a dream. CJ snoozed beside her blissfully. A storm howled outside.   The bedroom lit up with a … Continue reading

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Strong Fences Make Good Neighbours

Something made Diana sit up in bed. She couldn’t tell if she actually heard a crash or if it was in a dream. CJ snoozed beside her blissfully. A storm howled outside. The bedroom lit up with a flash of … Continue reading

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Requiem for a neighbour

A neighbour on my street died last night. As gathering neighbours whispered their concerns, the whoops and hollers of a pool party desecrated the solemnity of the event. In the living room of the man’s house the emergency workers practiced … Continue reading

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