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There May Be Trouble Ahead

  I just knew the day was going to go badly, it would be like pleating gravy.  Everything I had planned was going to fall apart and sooner or later the shit would hit the fan. My event planning business … Continue reading

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One for Colin

  A Facebook friend has been asking for more of my stories, so I am re-posting this old one.  I apologise if you’ve read it in a previous post. I hope to return to writing new stories very soon.    … Continue reading

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Re-Blogging

I used to write lots of short stories.  Sometimes they weren’t even long enough to be considered a true  ‘short story’  and sometimes they were quite rambling and, probably, rather boring. But this isn’t really the point. The thing is … Continue reading

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WRITING ………. A Work in Progress

Novels and short stories should grab you in the first few lines.  Hook you; intrigue you and keep you reading ……. wanting to know what happens next.  So, when I originally had the idea for this Word Game entry, I … 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 town. I realise that … 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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A BOOK AT BEDTIME

A BOOK AT BEDTIME The wind became gustier 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 longest’. … Continue reading

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Another Fairytale and The End of The Challenge ………. Day 100 of 100

Well, here we are …..Day 100 !! I did it …..I completed the challenge I set for myself. I’m not going to pretend it has been easy, this time ….because it hasn’t.  I have struggled ….both with a lack of … Continue reading

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The Old Malting House ……… Day 81 of 100

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. Sometimes I … Continue reading

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A Photo a Day for 100 Days …….. 54

54 of 100 A fascinating door.  I wonder where it leads. what delights lie beyond its solid, wooden form ? Perhaps it leads us to some Eastern souk or bazaar; it has that sort of  shape, I think ……. A vibrant … Continue reading

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