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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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The Stuff of Nightmares ……Re-Blogged

    I have always been fascinated by dreams.  They are such strange things, aren’t they ? One wonders, sometimes, how on earth our brains invent the weird and wonderful scenarios that drift through our heads while we are asleep. … Continue reading

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Children’s Tales

This is a story that I wrote  for my Grand-children in 2012. I thought maybe you would enjoy this little frosty fairy-tale. It is  dedicated  to Caitlin, Lillian, Natasha, Ian and Gabriel. …………………………………………………………………………………. FINDING SOMEWHERE BETTER Once upon a time, … Continue reading

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A Book at Bedtime

  A BOOK AT BEDTIME The wind became stronger and the light on the porch flickered in the storm and began to joust and compete with the single candle flame in the bedroom, in a contest of ‘who can last … Continue reading

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Alice ………. Day 8 of 100

  Today, you find me rather lacking in inspiration ……Actually that’s not strictly true ……. I have inspiration but lack the will and spirit to write very much. I am in the dolldrums ….a place I find myself inhabiting far … Continue reading

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Day 28 of the 100 Pleats Challenge ……. Sparkle With a Flourish ….and a ‘Green’ Story

Day 28 of the 100 Pleats Challenge ………. and today’s French pleat is finished off with a flourish ! I accomplished this by making a pleat in the normal way ….twisting my hair from the neckline up towards the crown … Continue reading

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Day 16 of 100 Pleats …….. And a Little Bit of Quirky Madness

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Slow-dancing

The music begins. He appears, in the guise of stranger, the illusion of innocence. A glance; hearts skip a beat and then; an outstretched hand. Into the throng, the centre of the dimly-lit floor. Swallowed up among the colourful revellers, … Continue reading

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Flotsam

Maria watched the town clerk reposit the poster behind the glass and turn the key to lock the cabinet. She stepped down from the sea wall, where she had been standing, gazing out to sea and went to read the … Continue reading

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Superstition

The mighty Mississippi has travelled many hundreds of miles by the time it reaches Louisiana and meanders on down to the City of New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico. Many tributaries criss-cross the marshlands and small communities have grown … Continue reading

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