Category Archives: Local

  1. Row, row, row your boat gently on the lake

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    April 8, 2016 by Whispering Smith

    Whispering Smith Column published in the Littlehampton Gazette 31st March 2016 Way, way back in the day when our lovely …
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  2. IT’S A DOG’S LIFE… a local short story…

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    May 10, 2014 by Whispering Smith

    IT’S A DOG’S LIFE… It was windy, cool for July, but the rain had passed. I watched a buzzard being …
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  3. RED SAILS IN THE MORNING

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    February 11, 2014 by Whispering Smith

    Mercedes Robins walked the length of the pier and standing beside the vandalised twenty-pence-in-the-slot telescope, looked out to sea.  Halfway …
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  4. SUNDAY MOURNING

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    January 24, 2014 by Whispering Smith

    SUNDAY MOURNING Sundays are always slow days for me and wet ones are especially so. I had just filed my …
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  5. The Last Country Song – a new LA Short Story

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    November 10, 2012 by Whispering Smith

    THE LAST COUNTRY SONG You hear the music and you move and the new steps you learn twist you around …
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  6. Home From The Sea – an LA Short Story

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    October 3, 2012 by Whispering Smith

    HOME FROM THE SEA The man was not old but part of his life was done with. The sea was …
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  7. Gone to Glory – an LA Short Story

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    August 13, 2012 by Whispering Smith

    I was twelve years old, a magpie of a boy, and how I coveted those silver spurs. They were cavalry …
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