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Snail’s pace

The internet was playing up, the email account had been hacked yet again, pages were taking up to ten minutes each to load and anything that had images or video took longer. It was going to be one of those … Continue reading

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The Echo Cafe ~ Steve Tanham

Sun in Gemini ‘Nighthawks’ by American artist Edward Hopper, Wikipedia Public Domain (link) It would have been difficult to foresee the full social effects of the internet. It is now apparent that our lives have been changed, forever, in ways … Continue reading

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How do you read?

As I scrolled down the page I became conscious that I was doing exactly the thing I was researching. My ‘normal’ concentration and attention to words, born of my lifelong love for seeing them unfold on paper, was wandering off … Continue reading

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Birds of a Feather – Fandango #writephoto

They say that birds of a feather flock together. So when she saw a large, blue feather float down from above and land on the sidewalk right in front of her, Amanda instinctively looked up to see where it might … Continue reading

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Ask the blogger: how did you get so many followers? – Milly Schmidt

Reblogged from Milly Schmidt: I went out on a limb and contacted some of my greatest blogging idols to see if a few of them might like to lend us some of their wisdom in response to the one question we’re all thinking about: … Continue reading

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Well, finally…

I thought I’d done pretty well. I’d been busily scheduling posts for my projected and unavoidable absence for some time, between  bouts of packing for the house move. By the time I finally put the PC in the car along … Continue reading

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Silent running

At some point during the second-coffee hours of this morning, the computer will join the rest of my household, concealed within the anonymity of a cardboard box and join the merry stream that flows towards my new home today. The … Continue reading

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Nothing. Zilch. Silence. Now, much as I appreciated the chance to get organised for a long day at work this morning without having to worry too much about it, it was going to bug me all day. My inboxes are … Continue reading

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