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Romance and research… a writer’s gift to a reader

Once upon a time…and all the very best stories start that way… there was a little girl who read her way through every book in her mother’s library. It wasn’t a proper library, with mahogany shelves and great leather chairs… … Continue reading

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Couples Counselling – Fandango #writephoto

“It doesn’t look like it’s been well maintained,” Chuck said to his wife. “Look at these vines and branches. They practically block this window.” “First of all,” Anita said, “that’s a rose bush. It just needs to be cut back … Continue reading

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I am the tree… by Colleen Brown

Reblogged from Colleen at The Chatter Blog: I was the seed.  Planted by purpose or design or reason. Once planted it took some time to burst out of the shell. I was the determination to exist. Once out of the … Continue reading

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‘Magic Lady’ – a glimpse of beauty

On Friday, we gathered from far and wide to say a final farewell to our friend. Funerals are never happy occasions, but they can hold more beauty than our grief may allow us to see. It would have been impossible … Continue reading

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Only human

“Yo, missus!” I turned… a tattooed yob in shredded denim with more piercings in his face than you would have thought possible held out my phone. “Your bag’s open… you dropped this.” My handbag falls open with alarming regularity. I … Continue reading

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