Tortoise

The Tortoise

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I AM WORKING IN MY OFFICE AT GAMSTON AIRPORT. A woman approaches me. She is collecting biscuits for an upcoming office party. I tell her I have a big stash of biscuits in my desk drawer but when I go

The Way Back

The Way Back

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I AM WITH MY DAD, MUM, AND KIDS. We are having a quiz night at my dad and mum’s house. I am the Quiz Master. The kids have a games console that connects to the TV and which has a

Bin Bags

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I AM AT SCHOOL TAKING AN EXAM. I am so tired that I fall asleep in the test. I wake up just as the exam finishes. I am disoriented. How long have I been asleep? Hours or days? I am

Tarantulas

The Tarantulas

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I AM IN A HOSPITAL BED. I feel scared. I am screaming. I keep opening my eyes and seeing the coat on the back of my door. Reality and the dream world are morphing into each other. Am I asleep

The X Factor

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I AM WORKING AT GAMSTON AIRPORT. My glasses break. I go down to the aircraft hanger and walk around. There is a store built of red brick with people working above it. I go into a side workshop with an

Headless woman

Annie, Are You Okay?

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I AM IN NOTTINGHAM CITY CENTRE FOR AN APPOINTMENT. I find out the appointment has been cancelled so I turn around and head home. On the way, I check my phone and see “Annie” has texted me, but I can’t

Duckboards in swamp

The Swamp Walk

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I AM AT A BIBLE STUDY GROUP FOR JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES. It is being held in what looks like my house in Wirksworth, but I am told it’s “Helen’s house”. My ex-wife is there. She confesses to the group that she

Attendant badge

The Attendant

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IT WAS THE LAST DAY OF A JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES CONVENTION. I was helping pack up furniture in one of the administration rooms. Then the room morphed into a school classroom. Some of the furniture was mine—a desk and a sideboard.

Party food

The Party

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I WAS WITH A GROUP OF JEHOVAH’S WITNESSES. They seemed to know something I didn’t—something traumatic that had happened in my past. I started to remember, just feelings at first, and then vague details. One of the Witnesses, an elderly

Record player

The Record Player

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I WAS IN THE HOUSE I LIVED IN AS A TEENAGER, except it was no longer my dad and mum’s house. It now belonged to my sister and her husband. The house was really run down. The front-facing wall had

Pink goo

The Boy Who Turned to Goo

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I WAS WATCHING SOMEONE CLIMB A LADDER up my next-door neighbour’s house. As they reached the top they lost their footing and fell to the ground. I rushed to the scene to see if they were okay and found a

Caravan

The Caravan

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I WAS LIVING IN A CARAVAN in a field surrounded by trees. My dad and my children were living with me. The caravan was a small, white one, with the exterior panels missing from one side. As well as the