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Featured Stories

So, there are two people walking up View Street after the five o’clock session. He is walking ahead. She is walking behind. View Street is steep, risi ...More

Fiction
Fiona Farrell | The commuting Book
Fiona Farrell

September 9   ●  31 min read

you visit Tuesday after the accident, arms full of pink stargazers and crossword puzzles asking about my slip tentatively, a tight-lipped smile a ...More

Jess Fiebig | The commuting Book
Jess Fiebig

September 9   ●  1 min read

Abstract An eighteen-year-old alien moves to Dunedin to study. There she eats minerals, deconstructs, ingests poison, disintegrates, and ultimately, re ...More

Fiction
Eileen Merriman | The commuting Book
Eileen Merriman

September 8   ●  16 min read

Mo

When Mo was born her mother fractured into tiny pieces, her father disintegrated and her family broke up completely. Mo was left in the care of a variety of ...More

Fiction
Bill Nagelkerke | The commuting Book
Bill Nagelkerke

September 8   ●  18 min read

tally stick historical a piece of wood scored across with notches for the items of an account and then split into halves, each party keeping one fa ...More

Fiction
Carl Nixon | The commuting Book
Carl Nixon

September 8   ●  32 min read

The house at 660 Castle Street was built as a Presbyterian Manse in 1923, designed by architect E.W. Walden and built by Loan and Watson. By the time Ji Fras ...More

History, Non Fiction, NZ History
Sarah K Gallagher | The commuting Book
Sarah K Gallagher

September 4   ●  7 min read


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