Ian Coldicott

The A to Z

An A to Z for Birmingham fell out of her rucksack and landed on the pavement in front of me. Being a helpful sort of person, naturally I bent down, picked it up, and handed it back to her. Coincidentally I couldn’t help thinking she did look kind of attractive, in a kooky sort of […]

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I Had No Idea

I had no idea where I was. I looked around for familiar landmarks. Anything that might help me get my bearings. There was nothing at all that I could see that might point in the right direction. The street could have been anywhere. I told myself not to panic. It was getting dark, some lights

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Little Oranges

On Tuesday Margaret told me she liked the little oranges without seeds better than the ones I bought. I really hated her for that. She could be so ungrateful. She hadn’t been herself since the time she found me embracing that friend of hers, Joanne. That was all a misunderstanding. She didn’t see it that

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