Monthly Archives: August 2015

Having Another Go ……….

Gosh ….it seems ages since I took part in Matt’s Countdown Word Game ………actually its only a couple of weeks, but ….you know. I suppose what I really mean is that its ages since I took part  REGULARLY !! I used to … Continue reading

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Peril ………… and Photos on ‘Page 3’ …………

So, did you see it…………. did you ………… that photo of  ‘yours truly’  in the newspaper ? Oh, my stars, I didn’t know whether to laugh or cry ! You see, it all happened yesterday.  There I was, home alone … Continue reading

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Sunhats in the Isis

It was a melancholy task for a sultry summer’s day and I felt a pang of nostalgia as I walked up the garden path in the glare of the sun. The lavender bushes on either side releasing their soft scent … Continue reading

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White Roses

He never sends me flowers, at least, that’s what I thought, but here I am taking delivery of the most enormous, beautifully arranged, hand-tied bouquet. I thank the delivery girl and close the door…… wondering what on earth to do. … Continue reading

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Life Class

I was a little late for my night-class last week. The bus had been way behind schedule; which, I suspect, was due to the driver stopping at the depot to listen to the re-run of the day’s Test Match cricket. … Continue reading

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Just Another Day ……. ?

This old Countdown Word Game entry has a special poignancy in light of the recent anniversaries of Hiroshima and Nagasaki …………………. JUST ANOTHER DAY …..? The rosy fingers of dawn crept slowly over the hills and down into the sleepy … Continue reading

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Ghosts

GHOSTS Do you believe in  ‘Life after Death’ ?   A very controversial question. I do not have any religious beliefs and so I have no preconceived ideas. However, I have been thinking about death a lot recently, both my … Continue reading

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Fitting In

The first time I saw her, she was a thin, scrawny little scrap of humanity, of maybe about 9 or 10. Blonde hair stuck to her face by wind and rain, her little hooded coat less than adequate against the … Continue reading

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