Lab Rats

Flash Fiction

Ken Preston

22 March 2024

I’m still exploring my family photographs and inventing peculiar stories for them. Not only that, but I’m excavating what family history I can get hold of and exposing it to the light. On Monday evening I won the Cup of Knowledge at our local Speakers Club for my speech titled, A Date to Remember.

The speech was about my grandfather Walter, and my father Norman, and the impact their actions had on my life. I will probably be exploring and poking my family history for the rest of my life, it seems to be a subject I never tire of.

But that’s all right. I am who I am, and I have learned to accept that.

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