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Decisions, decisions ~ Kyt Wright #writephoto

Old Scratch stood at the junction on top of the hill wondering which way to go, the people in the last town he had stopped at had been only too pleased to see the back of the him. “Well that’s … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Favourite things with Carol Balawyder’s Bau

Snowballs and turkey, and nice handsome poodles, Maybe a chicken fried up with some noodles, Tennis balls flying like birds on the wing…. These are a few of my favourite things. Old cheddar cheeses with sausage and bacon, Walks in … Continue reading

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Ani’s Advent Calendar 2018! Tennis balls, Amy M. Reade and Orly

I have a bit of a thing for tennis balls. I know you might not have noticed, but it is true. She is pretty good at throwing them for me, and keeps me well supplied, but no matter how many … Continue reading

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The Convent~ Deborah #writephoto

I studied the black and white photo of the convent where the nuns had hidden several Jewish families at risk of their own lives. I was little boy at the time. I didn’t fully understand what was going on but … Continue reading

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#writephoto regulars – Meet Jan Malique

I asked the writephoto challenge regulars if they would like to come over and introduce themselves. Today we meet Jan Malique, who writes at Strange Goings On in the Shed. Without those of you who write and read the pieces … Continue reading

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The Rat in the Python #Fifties #Memoirs #Humour

Reblogged from Judith Barrow: Many of you will have enjoyed Trish’s writing here before. She is one of my many talented students that I’m privileged to tutor each week. Hope you equally relish this dip into the past. For some … Continue reading

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Watching the girls go by…

England is hot at the moment… by our standards, at least… and any inkling of summer in our temperate land is always greeted by the hopeful baring of pale flesh. It also seems to be greeted with traffic jams and, … Continue reading

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Guest author: Mary Smith – Secret Dumfries

I’m thrilled to accept Sue’s generous offer to let me loose on her blog to talk about my latest book, Secret Dumfries. I say my latest book but I should say our latest book as it is the result of … Continue reading

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A brief pause…

Today will see  the start of the Silent Eye’s annual workshop in Derbyshire and so I will probably not be online for a few days. The workshop and the friends I will meet there will occupy me fully. Most of … Continue reading

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About face…

“That,” I thought, looking at the author’s photograph, “is a really interesting face.” She wasn’t pretty, nor by any means young. The face was quite ‘lived in’ and had probably never been more than vaguely attractive by any conventional or … Continue reading

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