Category Archives: Dreams

Listening to the wind

Sleepless, I lay listening to the wind, wondering what it whispered and whence it came. It moved around the house, insinuating itself through the half open window, stealing across the bed to rattle the door; a silent intruder. Where had … Continue reading

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Elusive realities and strange encounters: Will you share your story..?

This post also exists as a ‘page’ in the menu, but as so many people now read on devices where the menu headings are not immediately visible, I thought it might be an idea to share it again here… there … Continue reading

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Shades of the Golden Age…

As a child, I loved the old movies of the swashbuckling variety. Even then, I knew the stories were not real and the history likely to be wildly innaccurate. Romance and adventure did not wait behind every tree. Magic, though, … Continue reading

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With Love…

When a young mother could not bear to discard her first baby’s clothes, she decided to make them into a keepsake for her daughter. That baby was my granddaughter, Hollie and three years later, Hollie was joined by Imogen. Laura, … Continue reading

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Royalty eh?… Stuart France

* The king finished scrutinising his appearance in the full length mirror with a satisfying ‘gurgle’. His royal tailor had done an altogether splendid job of ‘ironing out’ the few minor discrepancies of attire which had been picked up at … Continue reading

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Guest author: D. G. Kaye – Twenty years after “I do”.

Thank you for having me over Sue to share a little about my newest book, Twenty Years: After “I Do” – Reflections on Love and Changes Through Aging, which was released in December 2017. This memoir touches on various aspects … Continue reading

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Life’s a beach…

I knew it was early, too early to be getting up, and laid there pondering dreams for a while, thinking back through the night. There are many types of dream… the daydreams that lift us from the humdrum world and … Continue reading

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Daydreaming – Guest Post by, Craig Boyack… at Chris The Story Reading Ape’s Blog

Image from Science Daily Craig here today, and the topic is daydreaming. As a speculative fiction author, daydreaming is paramount to the process. We dwell upon the idea of “What If” and it’s important, but daydreaming often gets overlooked. Of … Continue reading

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Kudos

From the archive… I came across a link to a book on Amazon… suggesting readers check out the reviews.  The title, I admit, was not especially appealing… Microwave for One by Sonia Allison published in 1987. The reviews, however, are. … Continue reading

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Guest author: D. G. Kaye – A visit to Heaven

I am doubly grateful to Debby for sharing this story, as I know that many people will relate to what she recounts. I met my great-grandfather in very similar circumstances, a number of times…though it was always in a wood … Continue reading

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