Cruel Summer – Part 5

Monday 28 March – Sunday 3 April 2016 By the time Sophie had made her way back to the car park, the fire had taken hold in the area she and Pete had camped. She had a window of mere … Continue reading

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Cruel Summer – Part 4

Sunday 27 – Monday 28 March 2016 ‘You do know that it’s highly unusual for an inquest to be held so soon after a fire event, don’t you?’ Sophie kicked out at Pete’s leg, punctuating her question with a bruise. … Continue reading

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Cruel Summer – Part 3

Sunday 20 – Tuesday 22 March 2016 12 January 2012 Sophie Waters would have to wait until the inquest was over, and the ruling published before she had the definitive version of what happened to her husband during that firestorm. … Continue reading

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Cruel Summer – Part 2

Monday 14 – Tuesday 15 March 2016 The trek had taken Pete and Sophie miles away from the national park’s car park, and he wasn’t sure that he’d be able to make it back there before dark. His feet were … Continue reading

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Cruel Summer – Part 1

Tuesday 8 March 2016 ‘I love the smell of the gum trees when it’s hot. It’s like they get stronger the hotter it gets.’ Pete inhaled, put his hands on his hips as he did so, and took in the … Continue reading

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You Know You Want More . . .

Friday 4 March 2016 I happened to have a bit of a shopping spree today, and I went into a store that has outlets nationally. I’m not going to name the store because the point of this post is not … Continue reading

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Parker, My Parker

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Tuesday 23 – Thursday 25 February 2016 Two weeks. Two very long weeks. Two very long, quite empty weeks. That’s how long it’s been since I saw my smoochy poochy, my furbaby, my beautiful lil ol’ lady, my Miss Parker. … Continue reading

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