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Letters from Spain – numero tres ~ Joy Lennick

Reblogged from Joy Lennick: “All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” – Blaise Pascal Hola folks…I believe I left you back in 2005, when there was excitement in the air due to … Continue reading

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A dinner date

Clearing old receipts out of my purse, I once again came across a photo and remembered… Stiletto heels, long black gloves, glitzy jewels … I was making a very special effort for him that night. The gown looked amazing. I’d … Continue reading

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Afghan adventures (8) ~ Mary Smith

Reblogged from Mary Smith’s Place: The morning of the clinic opening Ali Baba had to lock the door to prevent eager patients from disrupting breakfast. Too nervous to eat, Hussain checked for the hundredth time that all was ready. He’d … Continue reading

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Guest author: Frank Prem ~ The New Asylum

Hello Sue and hello readers. Thank you for inviting me back. I thought I might tell a little of the back story to my new poetry collection – The New Asylum a memoir of psychiatry. The collection is about my … Continue reading

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‘Fire!’ and separate tables! ~ Joy Lennick

Reblogged from Joy Lennick: ‘Fire!’ and separate tables! Or the everyday life of a hotelier… We were still wondering about our quirky guest, nicknamed “Dr.Strangeglove,” but gradually life showed us a more mundane face, and as it was then winter, … Continue reading

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The last bikini

As most of me now refuses to move after several days of ‘extreme gardening’, I thought I’d share an old one that made me smile at the memories it raised when I came across it… “Mais, non!” The elegant, if … Continue reading

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The wounded heart of Paris

The white dome of the Sacré-Cœur, floating like some fairy tale castle against the blackness was my very first glimpse of Paris. It was a school trip, we were no more than children… and I fell in love with the … Continue reading

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Writing: The Whole Truth ~ Leslie Tate interviews D. G. Kaye

Reblogged from Leslie Tate: Debby Gies I interviewed Debby Gies about her memoirs written under the pen name D G Kaye, her book and travel blogs, and her work with online groups. Debby, who is a prolific author and blogger, … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Loved ones, Molly Bloom and Kay Merkel Boruff

You know my two-legs… she’s always gallivanting. Well, okay, not that often…apart from work every day… but it feels like it sometimes. Anyway, she’s home now, for ages, she says. With Christmas coming, that is good news for me! I … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars ~ Meet Geoff Le Pard

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. Today we meet Geoff Le Pard who blogs at Tangental. Without those of you who write and read the pieces inspired by the weekly … Continue reading

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