Category Archives: Life


It has been a busy few weeks, and in some ways, not the best in my personal history. It had begun with a very sick car just days before we were to go north. The last-minute repair really did go … Continue reading

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Guest author: Steve Costello – Investigating my own experience

If it were possible to ask every fiction writer on the planet: Do any of your experiences find a way into your stories? I think the answer would be an undoubtable, yes! I should qualify that with examples from my … Continue reading

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Guest writer: Jennie Fitzkee – The Halloween Story

Storytelling is, and has always been, the foundation for language and learning.  I write about children, yet storytelling applies to all people.  Words and ideas are how we start to learn, and how we continue to learn. Everybody loves a … Continue reading

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A Circle of Hands by Alethea Kehas

Reblogged from Not Tomatoes: I have been thinking about harmony and unity. About how, over the course of hundreds, if not thousands of years, we have moved away from the circle to form the line. I have been thinking about … Continue reading

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Tales on the riverbank…

“Have you ever wondered if you could actually walk on water?” Almost the first glimpse of the river looked as if a pathway through the grass continued, uninterrupted across the water, which might have explained the odd musing as we … Continue reading

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Being ordinary…

Why would anyone want to read about me? It is a question I ask myself… one amongst many as I write snapshots from my daily life and memories from my past, as I share opinions and beliefs, the small adventures, … Continue reading

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Milestones along the Way – How I met Her by Geoff Cronin from Sally Cronin

Reblogged from Smorgasbord: Sadly my lovely mother-in-law Joan died at only 74 years old in 1994 and was sadly missed. She was a woman who loved crosswords, Rubik’s Cube and a patch of sunshine. She and Geoff had six terrific … Continue reading

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