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The dreaded MOT…

* It is that time of year that all motorist’s dread When the car needs a new MOT, When you worry in case the old girl’s nearly dead… And she surely won’t get off scot-free. So you drop it off … Continue reading

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Round the bend

I was going to learn to drive… that was my first priority on reaching the age of eighteen. I filled out the forms, posted the letter and waited for the provisional licence to arrive. It came a few days before … Continue reading

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Green Light

Every day I drive the five mile stretch of road to my son’s home, then drive back. I do this seven days a week, every single day, except when I’m away. This stretch of road is an ‘A’ road… no … Continue reading

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#writephoto – Gold – The Third Time We Choose – Helen Jones

Sue Vincent has chosen yet another gorgeous photo for her #writephoto prompt this week, and here is my response: The Third Time We Choose She was scared. Terrified, if she was being honest. But she’d known she couldn’t take another … Continue reading

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Green Light

From the vaults: Every day I drive the five mile stretch of road to my son’s home, then drive back. I do this seven days a week, every single day except when I’m away. This stretch of road is an … Continue reading

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Round the bend…

From the vaults: I was going to learn to drive… that was my first priority on reaching the age of eighteen. I filled out the forms, posted the letter and waited for the provisional licence to arrive. It came a … Continue reading

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Discovering Albion– day 1 – The Road

A perfect spring morning; the sky a clear and sunny blue above the vibrant green of the fields. Catkins dance on the hazel trees and snowdrops blaze purity at their roots. The south of England basks in sunlight as I … Continue reading

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The edge of the precipice

Driving home this morning from work there was one of those moments of sheer, unadulterated joy when the fields were lit with pale sunshine, the winter sky blue and the feel of the car around me occupied my whole being. … Continue reading

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Monday…

There would be no beautiful dawn today. The sulphurous glow of the city turns to pitch as I climb towards the hills; I will not see them this time. The road, flooded still from the weekend’s rain, gleams in the … Continue reading

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Driving forward

A busy day. The internet appears to be behaving again finally, though how long it will last is anyone’s guess… and that means I can attempt to catch up. Of course, a thumb that isn’t screaming at me to get … Continue reading

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