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Best Laid Plans: A Flash Fiction

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Mr R Burns
Clerk to the Council
Barrowhurst Town Hall

Re: Lack of planning consent to install new mountains; keeping dragons in contravention of the Dangerous Wild Animals Act 1976; other issues

Dear Mr Burns,

Thank you for your recent letter regarding my new mountains, and the threat of enforcement action by the council to remove them. As you may be aware, my garden has stretched extensively of late due to malicious magical interference. The appearance of the new mountain range along the fence line with my neighbour, Mrs Bartly, is a matter entirely beyond my control, but in the spirit of good faith I have looked into applying for retrospective permission.


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