Category Archives: quotes

Laugh And The World Laughs With You

I’m occasionally asked for a favourite quote or to join in a three day challenge. One quote by Ella Wheeler Wilcox is ‘Laugh and the world laughs with you, cry and you cry alone’. This is a little piece of … Continue reading

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Extracts From a Philosophy – Part Three

And so day three of the three day quote challenge. Up front I was a bit abrupt, rather ya-boo-sucking at the rules. I don’t mean to be churlish and I’m sure there’s no reason why they shouldn’t apply. I’m just … Continue reading

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Extracts from a philosophy – Part Two

Here we are at day two of the three day quote challenge set me by Marje at Kyrosmagica – thank you Marje. Do go and have a dander. She’s lovely is Marje. Yesterday it was Kipling rewarding me with a … Continue reading

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Extracts from a philosophy – Part One

Not everyone admires Rudyard Kipling, some berating him for what they see as his jingoism and empirical grandstanding. But to me he was a bloody fine poet who captured the essence of his age. He also brings back sharp memories … Continue reading

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Three day quote challenge: day two

Judy at Edwina’s Episodes asked me to join this challenge and here we are, already at day two. I said, yesterday I wouldn’t nominate anyone I lied. I finger my brother, the Archaeologist who blogs at the Curious Archaeologist. Do … Continue reading

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Three day quote challenge – day one

Judy at Edwina’s Episodes asked if I’d like to do a three day quote challenge. Yes, Judy, I’d love to. I’m not playing ball completely. I won’t post the ‘rules’, because I’m subversive like that. And I’m not really as … Continue reading

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Christmas Travel

This is part of Colleen’s Writer’s Quote Wednesdays

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Quotes and trees

This covers two prompts, both by Colleen at Silver Threading: Writer’s Quote Wednesday and Christmas trees from around the world – this being Surrey circa 1967 And then there was the time I took the fairy on the tree to … Continue reading

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A Question of Perspective #writer’squotewednesdays #bewow

Sometimes you just have to see things from the other person’s point of view; I learnt that from my dad who always held the other person’s point of view in his discussion with me. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy … Continue reading

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