The Dewdrop

Dewdrops on casuarina leaves

A (Precisely) 100 Word Tale A primary school teacher is a cop, a judge, a doctor, a mind-reader, and finally, an educator. When two crying kids are in dispute, and neither can articulate themselves, what can a teacher do? “Cheer up, snowflake.” The teacher says to one. “Easy there, dewdrop.” He says to the other. … Continue reading The Dewdrop

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Homeless

Graffiti on a brick wall

The sun sets again and it’s time to find a place to rest. The birds return to their favourite tree, the lizards resume their nooks, wombats fill holes and platypuses dwell in burrows. Most folks go home, but when you’re homeless, where do you go? The trick is to look like you’re waiting for someone … Continue reading Homeless