Daily Archives: December 8, 2016

UK Blog Awards – Voting now open! #UKBA17

A little while ago, I mentioned… quite discretely and with absolutely no bouncing around on tables or wild whooping… that this blog, the Daily Echo, had been nominated for the UK Blog Awards. The surprise was genuine… so was the … Continue reading

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Smorgasbord Christmas Party – Guest Sue Vincent – Short Story – Christmas Lights

My thanks to Sally Cronin at Smorgasbord for having me (and the small dog) over to her Christmas Party. If you haven’t visited the party yet, there are some wonderful guests and stories to discover. My guest to the party … Continue reading

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Recipe for Disaster – #writephoto

Originally posted on rivrvlogr:
Recipe for Disaster The walls grow ever closer, and the last light of day threatens to leave us in darkness, as trouble brews, with the village idiot stirring the pot. This is my response to Sue…

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Walk on…

* Through dead dwellings of the living… * * * Continue reading here  

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Moon over Venus – part one

Originally posted on The Silent Eye:
Moon over Venus Four hundred steps… six hundred million years… It’s a lot, especially when they descend one of the steepest cliffs in Britain. But it’s worth it. To travel through the known geological…

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Thursday photo prompt – Smoke #writephoto

 Use the image below to create a post on your own blog… poetry, prose, humour… light or dark, whatever you choose, by noon (GMT)  Wednesday 14th December and link back to this post with a pingback. Please make sure that … Continue reading

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Photo Prompt Round-up – Cracked Ice #writephoto

The prompt photo was taken one frosty dawn in Buckinghamshire, walking with Ani in the fields at the end of the street. The sky was just incredible that day and the colours amazing. Thank you to everyone who took part … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent – Too old for Christmas?

Dear Santa, I hope things are going well up there at the North Pole. I’m getting a bit worried here. When she came home, finally, from another of her trips, we were sat cuddling and sharing her dinner on the … Continue reading

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Apologies to Euclid…. Stuart France

‘Given the option we would all choose to live in a house of the imagination…’ …A riddle is a trick played with words. And this word ‘trick’ is interesting for it too has a three in it. This three it … Continue reading

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Breath #midnighthaiku

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