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The First Encounter

Bang! Bang! Bang!

We spilled out onto the street to watch as the fireworks exploded, welcoming the new year....

Aminta Miller
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Don't Forget to Knock!

I’d be lying if I said that, as a kid, I didn’t take any joy in my sister’s misfortune. Sure, I chortled when a bee became tangled in her hair and sh...

Andy Thompson
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Col de Madeleine in thongs

Robbo, DK and myself were planning our next day in a Grenoble bar. The aim was to see our first stage of the Tour de France from the summit of the Col de Madeleine....

Jason Ellis
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Why is it called bytestories?

This is a place for "byte-sized" stories and there is a 1500 character (about 250 words) limit for two main reasons. Firstly, we want you to know that "War and Peace" isn't required to leave your mark. Secondly, it takes about 2 minutes to read each story meaning you can head here whenever you want a quick (and entertaining) read.