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Whether you've only travelled to the corner shop or to the farthest corners of the Earth (corners? Who came up with that?), cool stuff must have happened. Maybe we'll want to go there!

If you'd like to contribute to this theme, simply write a story and select 'Travel' from the categories list under 'more story options'. You can also read the current entries here.

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Winter blossom

City of London, United Kingdom

By: hedgehog on the 2nd February 2009 at 2:32pm

Petals floated softly down like snowy feathers,To silently embrace the earth with  furtive frozen kisses.Things familiar shyly shape-shifted,  huddling under cover; to hide undiscovered until thaw time.So, winter blossom  fell with the falling…

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Snow - Poem


More snow stories

Bexley, United Kingdom

By: Monkey on the 2nd February 2009 at 2:22pm

Snow day! Hurray! So what shall we do with this momentous occasion where we are forced by public transport not go to work? Umm… I guess we’ll work from home.Technology: it hasn’t evolved enough to cope with snow, but has to enable us to work from home. I’ve had design files FTP’d to me and logged in on the…

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Snow Stranded

Amundsen-Scott, Amundsen-Scott

By: Bobby on the 2nd February 2009 at 10:09am

Snow Day! And how did it start? at about 8am. So much for a lie in. I had a call from Dad to ask if i could go and help dig the car out from where he ditched it about 2 blocks away. he had managed to get the car going, and decided to drive to the city to close the school for the day (surley this could be done…

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Bromley, United Kingdom

By: Dotty on the 2nd February 2009 at 8:55am

Wow - snow was my reaction when I woke this morning. And then the dilemmas began. Do I go to work - Is it safe to drive - Could I possibly walk however many miles to work. So to the news - oh good - the buses are not running - the trains are not running - the airports are closed. Decision made - back to bed. Then…

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There are good people in this world…

Lambeth, United Kingdom

By: Some Dude on the 1st February 2009 at 10:50pm

A very personal story about how far kindness can go ... literally.

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Life - Biographical


The Night I was Kidnapped by A Gay Nuddist

Alberta, Canada

By: DJeverall on the 1st February 2009 at 9:11pm

After eight months of travelling Europe and Australia with my best friend Joe we’ve finally split. Tonight’s my first night of solo travel. As I sit outside a train station in Sydney, Australia, I think I’d better meet some new friends and as an old man takes the spot next to me on my bench, I figure this is as good…

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Biographical - Short story


Welcome to Spressif from Anthony. 

City of London, United Kingdom

By: Anthony on the 1st February 2009 at 6:32pm

The thing is, I enjoy a good pint down at the pub and listen to my buddies tell me their stories, especially the rare and funny ones that bring the tears and you wake up the next day with a sore stomach. Well, one day at work, doing something that was important I guess, I forget now, my mind started…

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Welcome to Spressif! (from Riley)

Bexley, United Kingdom

By: Riley on the 1st February 2009 at 4:12pm

An introduction and origin of Spressif…

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Biographical - Spressif