Category Archives: miscellany

Life in a Conversation And A Bit About Me

I have revealed a bit about what makes me write over at PJ’s blog. You might like to visit and see if it resonates. Oh, and I have a book coming out. Didn’t I say? via Life in a Conversation

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The Five Things I Learned From Jigsaw Puzzles

I was in a garden centre today, acting as moral support and guard duty for the Textiliste. It’s not that she is regularly under threat, you understand but any trip out that involves her mother runs the risk of strangling … Continue reading

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Getting The Job Done #flashfiction

John Plont scanned the cafe, before joining Harry Pettimoron. He fitted the iv line and sighed. ‘You well?’ Harry frowned. ‘Missus was a bit runky and the mutt had a touch of the dribblets. Busy day.’ ‘Yeah? What’s on the … Continue reading

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Guest Writer Spot MY NEW BOOK!

I’ve been over at Esther’s blog, as guest author where she announces my latest book of short fiction. She acted as my editor and chose her favourite story from the book. Click on the link and have a look and … Continue reading

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House Proud #prompt #speculativefiction

Mus Souris had a problem. The tornado had been inaptly timed and having his house blown up into an acacia, while normally a mere inconvenience, was a potential disaster. First his soon to be mother in law was coming to … Continue reading

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Unintended Consequences In The Pursuit Of A Pint

My short series on my walk with Dad across the neck of England, reminded me of his love of beer. Boy, did Dad love a pint. Bitter not lager. What we today know as real or cask ale, not what … Continue reading

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Guilty v Forgiveness – It Depends #filmreview #canyoueverforgiveme?

There are stories you know well that get remade countless times on screen – D-Day, for instance – and which are inevitably based on character development, on finding an angle to explore. Often these get bogged down in their own … Continue reading

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