Category Archives: miscellany

Painting The Clouds Red #writephoto

Sue Vincent’s #writephoto prompt this week is Send In The Clouds   ‘Hello?’ The woman was sparse, like a brisk wind. ‘Mrs Soffit?’ The man wore curiously aerodynamic overalls and booster spats. ‘I am she.’ ‘Colin Colon, Nimbulo Creatives. I … Continue reading

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The Annual Bloggers Bash: The Awards Categories Are Here

THE BLOGGERS BASH AWARDS ARE BACK!   Now in its fourth year, the Annual Bloggers Bash returns bigger and better than ever. The venue is booked, and the committee is busy working behind the scenes to ensure the day is full of fun, learning … Continue reading

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These days my handwriting would be best described… and not actually experienced. It is cursive only in the sense that it engenders in the reader an overwhelming and uncontrollable urge to curse. It wasn’t always thus… Who am I kidding? … Continue reading

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1000 voices: a reprise #1000speak

I wrote this three years ago. I still think it’s worth a re-run. via Me, me, me; You, you, you #1000speak

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The Old Road (with random pictures…) #dad’spoems

I thought, to be different I’d offer another of my father’s epic poems for you, interspersed with some pictures from Crystal Palace Park. There’s no obvious link, just I rather enjoy both. The Old Road (A Tale Of The New … Continue reading

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Life In A Flash #review

There are fun posts and informative posts, poignant and pithy. There are posts that assault the sense and posts than numb the brain. And then there are those gems that make you smile and keep smiling. As an Author there … Continue reading

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Memories are made of what exactly?

Knitted penguins. Back in the goodness knows when, we acquired a TV. A large wooden box with a small square of thick greyly opalescent glass set, centrally near the top with two black Bakelite nobs either side of a speaker. … Continue reading

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