#5 The Awakening

Susan dangled outstretched on his thread eager to hear all that the creature below had to say. He didn’t know why he was so intrigued by the conversation but something deep inside urged him to stretch a little further in order to gleam every word being uttered. As the creature spoke about forests and strategies […]

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#4 The Forest

Patrick put down his pencil and took a step back from the notepad. Beads of perspiration rolled down his face as he surveyed his work in silence, taking in every etch and line that had just unfolded before him. ‘Can I take a look?’, I questioned as I took a step towards the windowsill, hands […]

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#3 The Spider Prophecy

Perched atop his tower made of web Susan watched in silence as Patrick began to draw his self publishing spider diagram far below on the paper pad. As Patrick drew line after line, interconnecting his movements with bulleted nodes and brief descriptions Susan wondered if the prophecy had finally come true. The youngest of six […]

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#2 The Riddle

But where do we start Patrick!’, I replied. ‘How do we turn our meandering travel log into a book?’ Patrick could sense the uneasiness in my tone. ‘I mean, Patrick, we don’t even have a job anymore’. ‘We are LITERALLY back at square one!!!’. I continued to hyperventilate, my thoughts bouncing from one topic to […]

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#1 Fight Or Flight

‘Where had it all gone wrong Patrick!’, I muttered as I sat at the kitchen table, papers strewn in every direction. ‘A few short months ago we had it all. A place to call home, a stable vocation and happy surroundings. Look where we are Patrick! We’re back at square one’. We hadn’t achieved anything. […]

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