Kia ora

Welcome to Backyard tales – a blog dedicated to travel, through storytelling.
Here you’ll find short stories to transport you, just for a moment, without needing to leave your backyard.

I’m Julia – a New Zealander living in the United States, and I love exploring the endless possibilities of words, language and expression.

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Flash Fiction: Hunger crime

Jason was hungry when he approached the store. Not in-the-mood-for-a-snack hungry, no. Jason was really hungry, like hadn’t-eaten-in-two-days hungry.  Despite Jason reminding his dad to…

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