My first short story competition award. Hope you enjoy it 🙂
We recently ran a local history writing competition and promised that we’d put the top three up on here for people to read. In third place was this entertaining piece by C.L. Peache. We loved the humour and the fact that it went straight to the heart of Newark’s historical past, as well as name-checking a few current pubs.
Ric and his mates thought it would be hilarious to jump over the Castle gate after a night taking in the delights of The Prince Rupert, The Ram and The Flying Circus; the fact that they were all in fancy dress just added to the hilarity. They planned to re-enact the siege of Newark Castle. Little did they know that they had chosen the wrong night to attempt this dangerous feat! Ric had received a free drink in the Prince Rupert for his costume; Pete had gained more than a few…
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