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Judy Backhouse

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Vignette 7: Accommodation sub-processor

Alert for accommodation sub-processor City of Porto. Rate of occupation predicted to rise above ninety-five percent in next orbit. Outside of safe range. Take action. Get predicted population growth. No way to reduce broods already in progress. Big hatchings in the next quarter-orbit. Reduce numbers…

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Vignette 6: Gorata

Gorata held tightly to her father's hand and surveyed the community learning centre. They were standing just inside the gate, a bit off the path, under a shady plane tree. "What do you think, ‘Rata? Shall we go in?" "Sure." Gorata didn't sound sure and…

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Published by Vine Leaves Press

My best present this festive season was a note on Christmas eve from Jessica Bell, the Editor of Vine Leaves Press to say that a (very short) story I'd submitted had been accepted for publication. Vine Leaves Press publishes a daily story in their 50…

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