Category Archives: writing

Sun Hats in the Isis

    Bit of a busy day, so I have reblogged an old story.  Sorry about that !   SUN HATS IN THE ISIS It was a melancholy task for a sultry summer’s day and I felt a pang of … Continue reading

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No More Goodbyes

  This was a ten minute writing exercise, so don’t expect Shakespeare …….   NO MORE GOODBYES He stood inside the church …….. the vast coolness of the building making  him shiver slightly. His friend stood beside him and,  noticing the … Continue reading

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Lucy’s Christmas Stories

  Way back in December 2011, I wrote a couple of Christmas stories for my dear friend Lucy. I reblog them here, along with the story behind them, in the hope that you will enjoy them.  Okay, they are silly … Continue reading

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A Modern Fairytale

  When I used to take part in the Countdown Word Game, I played along with a few other bloggers.  One week, Matt, the inventor of the game, imposed a theme for our stories.  The theme was ‘Fairy Tales’ and … Continue reading

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A Touch of Magic

    Well, we are 6 days past the Autumnal Equinox and the days are getting shorter. Sadly we must bid a fond farewell to summer and, as the Earth’s axis tilts, look towards winter and the colder days ahead.  … Continue reading

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Dear Sir, …

      Clerk of Works, Parks and Recreational Dept., Car Parks Div.. Town Hall. Dear Sir,   It is with regret that I find myself writing, once again, to complain about the lack of designated parking spaces in the … Continue reading

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Trapped

        I suppose I ought to love the sea much more than I do.  I was born in Brighton and so I should be well-used to seascapes. Oh, I guess I do admire the sea ….the crashing … Continue reading

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Another Re-blogged Tale

      A GOOD LISTENER The first time I saw him, I was wobbling along on a bicycle, in an attempt to get fit, more toned and feel better. I remember I almost rode into him, just managing to … Continue reading

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Send in the Clowns

  SEND IN THE CLOWNS   “Back in the day I toured with a travelling circus. I had no real talent for any of the traditional circus skills,  but I could dance a little and looked good in a leotard. … Continue reading

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Who’s Going to Drive Me Home ?

      WHO’S GOING TO DRIVE ME HOME   It was bitterly cold on the street corner and I wished I had worn my long black leather boots, they would have been so much cosier and would have spared … Continue reading

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